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Courtney Jacquin, Contributing Editor
2:53 pm CDT July 3, 2017
When Leonard Innocenzi told his dad he wanted to open his own restaurant, his dad called him a “buffo” — Italian slang for clown. In his 20s at the time, Innocenzi didn’t know much about the restaurant business, but he wanted to bring a casual hot dog joint to Highwood, offering locals something different from the fine dining establishments such as Nite ’N Gale and Del Rio.