by Max Brantley
Arkansas Business reported on Vince Bruno's hope to revive the family enterprise a few months ago, though he didn't have a location nailed down then. Their father, Jimmy Bruno, started the restaurant in Levy in 1948 and moved not long after to Roosevelt Road, where his hand-tossed pizza was cutting edge cuisine for Little Rock back in the day. The business was sold to Scott Wallace, who operated it on Bowman Road for more than 20 years, closing it in 2011. The Bruno family retained rights to their name and recipes. A new Bruno's restaurant reopened in the location, but it is not related to the Bruno family. Bruno's Bistro is operated by Bruno Beqiri.