At the end of the year Alex and Jenna Victoria sold their Italian eatery to real estate agent Doug McNicoll and his business partner, Basir Tareen. They closed down the ten-year-old restaurant has been closed for the past couple weeks to give the space a little refresh. The Facebook page has been updated with some pretty food and wine pictures. Tonight marks the grand re-opening as Amore Uptown. The restaurant is celebrating by giving a free glass of champagne to every table that dines there.
Meanwhile, the Victorias continue to operate their other restaurant, Nico's Taco and Tequila Bar on Hennepin Avenue, also in Uptown.