When Jim Cacini, new to the Dexter restaurant scene, was asked for his take on Jake's closing, he said: "But that wasn't a restaurant. It was just like a little backyard business." After learning of Aniolczyk's impressive restaurant heritage--he literally grew up in the kitchen of Amadeus, Ann Arbor's Polish-Hungarian restaurant founded by his mother--Cacini quipped, "Tell him to come here. I need the help."
[Originally published in January, 2013.]