GARWOOD — Giving customers what they want has been a hallmark of Rudy's Ristorante & Pizzeria since the restaurant opened its doors at the Garwood Mall about nine years ago.
Co-owner Rick Osso said he and his partner, Chef Dario Fernandez, are always looking to make their patrons happy with their fresh made-to-order traditional homemade Italian food, often prepared with a twist.
“We strive to provide our customers with the same type of food we would serve in our homes," said Osso, an experienced hand in the restaurant business who started helping out at the first Rudy's owned and run by his father and uncle, which is still going strong in Closter in Bergen County.
Customers keep coming back to the restaurant, Osso said, in large part because “we do the food here the old-fashioned way. We cook all of our food fresh to order.”
Osso spoke with passion about some of Rudy's dishes, including the best-selling Sunday sauce...
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on April 29, 2013