A few days of certifiably nice weather, and it starts to look a little like summer. About time. Is it a restaurant patio kind of day? Hmm. Just a few days ago, John Rossetto and his partners at VIA Downer
debuted a fetching awning for their sidewalk patio. The red-shade awning is eye-catching enough to have already drawn some new customers to the 3-year-old pizzeria. That's a good thing considering that later this summer, Pizza Man will open a mere block away. Pizza Wars? VIA: 2625 N. Downer Ave., 414-501-4510. Hours: Mon-Wed 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Thurs-Sat 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sun 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
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