Here’s another item for foodies, though not necessarily happy news.
Mezza Luna, a Fayetteville Italian eatery, recently closed its doors.
The restaurant owed state back taxes, and chef/owner Juan Barcenas said he is working out a way to pay them.
It is worth noting that the restaurant also stopped paying its city taxes in June, according to a report from the Fayetteville Advertising and Promotion Commission.
Barcenas previously owned Picasso’s Pizza in west Fayetteville and worked as a chef at Bordino’s for many years before opening Mezza Luna in March 2009 in a strip center just north of Baum Stadium.
Barcenas seems optimistic about the future.
From the restaurant’s Facebook page, a post from Feb. 21: “I will be shutting the doors of Mezza Luna after service on... [ MORE ]