A Casa with Franco Nuschese

Comfortable armchairs pulled up to a round table provide a space for conversation and a casual meal in the window-enclosed bay at the back of the house.

Comfortable armchairs pulled up to a round table provide a space for conversation and a casual meal in the window-enclosed bay at the back of the house.

His people skills are well honed from years of working in the hospitality industry. He got his start at Drones in London, a restaurant started by David Niven, Jr., son of the British actor, and then worked for 10 years at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas. In 1991, Nuschese moved to Washington to run the now defunct restaurant Bice at Sixth St. and Pennsylvania Ave., then opened Cafe Milano the following year.

“I really learned the art of entertaining from those experiences, to make people feel special no matter who they are,” he says. “We live in such a stressful world. It’s important that there is a time in the day to leave that world, to have a decent meal and some fun.”

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