Photos: Mici Handcrafted Italian now open in Stapleton
All photos by Elyse Mitchell.
The Miceli family opened their third Mici Handcrafted Italian restaurant yesterday, this one in Stapleton, in the former home of An's Lemongrass -- and right across from a Montessori school...which initially presented a problem. "We're a family-owned Italian restaurant," says Kim Miceli-Vela, one of the family members behind Mici Handcrafted Italian. "We're extremely family-friendly. But you can't have an Italian restaurant without wine."
Thanks to a rule change by the Denver Department of Excise and Licenses, though, the owners were able to apply for that license before opening the third Mici yesterday -- with wine.
The original Mici Handcrafted Italian opened eight years ago downtown; a second opened four years ago in Cherry Creek. And response at Stapleton has been great so far, Miceli-Vela reports: "The the community is really embracing us."
Keep reading for more pictures of the new Mici.
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