Orecchiette alla Corleonese are the specialty of the house. Al dente cooked, with a Sauce of tomatoes and a little Filata cheese is served, which mitigates the bitterness of the anchovies. A Nero d'avola, if the man behind the counter when filling the glass is a little stingy with the Sicilian red wine. "Corleone by Lucia Riina" is the small Restaurant in the fine care of Paris, near the arc de Triomphe, which has recently opened. Upper-Middle Class. It Italian Schlager is running, the light is subdued, a thick green carpet swallows every loud word. Also discretion is a specialty of the house, although the Boss shows open, where she came from and who she is. Everything is on the awning: Corleone, Lucia Riina.
A last name like thunder. He goes to the Italians through to the marrow, still, even a year after the death of Salvatore "Totò" Riina. He was probably the most brutal and most ruthless godfather of the Cosa Nostra, Sicilian Mafia, 've ever had. The "Capo dei capi", the Boss of bosses, from Corleone, had bombs, a child of a rival in acid to dissolve, the judges Giovanni Falcone and Paolo Borsellino killing. More than a hundred murders have been attributed to. They called him "beast". Riina was so feared, that even during his long imprisonment, no Clan dared to regulate the succession at the top. Remorse he never showed. Remorse is an emotion that is given to a member of this family.
Lucia, the youngest of four children, Riinas, it means you have to know who your father is, when they took him in. In January Of 1993. She was a Teenager. To have your loaded surname of the descendants, but a memorable casual relationship.
In the "Corleone by Lucia Riina" the visitor is welcomed by colourful images, painted by the Boss. Her true profession, a painter. The pictures show the coat of arms animal of the city of Corleone, the lion, and a big heart. Only the waiter speaks passable French. Male guests, he refers to consistently as "Dottore", how the experience is felt in any Italian Restaurant in the world. Lucia Riina is not to be found this Wednesday. "She is not talking to," says vest a suspicious man in a black Waiter. He stands behind the counter and polished wine glasses. "Lucia, take care of our daughter."
"We have even put hardly any capital in the company. We give the name."Vincenzo Bellomo, Lucia Riinas husband
The glasses cleaner introduces himself, finally, as Lucia Riinas husband, Vincenzo Bellomo. "We want to work here in peace," he says. "That's all." In the fall, he says, he moved with the family to Paris to open the restaurant. The idea for the Restaurant with the respect frightening name but come from two French business partners, which would have lured them here. "One of the two has bought Lucia a picture, the contact came to be," says Bellomo. "We have hardly put a capital in the company. We give the name."
Of the two French investors to a a night club-operator of Italian origin. The other Cédric Duthilleul, a chef who runs a couple of road trains with a fine bistronomy-Local. Duthilleul confirmed on request, the cooperation with the mafia. "I care a bit about that," he says. All he will say. The topic is sensitive and discretion a matter of honour.
Where is hidden the "treasure"?
In Italy, one wonders, however, where Lucia Riina got the money for a Local in the centre of Paris. Even if you ask in Italy for many years, where the "treasure" of the Riinas is hidden. Investing in real estate, shell companies, investment funds abroad? Totò Riina said once: "If I am only a third of can get that I own, then." The descendants on the lead but as poor people.
Video: mafia boss Riina beige
Totò Riina was with his blood lust up to the top of Cosa Nostra: a Lot of secrets he takes to the grave. Video: Reuters (22. November 2017)
two years Ago, after the birth of her daughter, had Lucia Riina requested at the municipality of Corleone, the "Bonus bebè", a maintenance payment for the dim-witted parents. You showed yourself as a "nullatenente", as the have-nots. The authorities did not believe her, two requests were rejected. On Facebook Lucia Riina wrote at the time, you'll have to give back the Italian citizenship, in Protest. Once she said that she would feel at home in Corleone, suppressed and violated.
For the business occurred to her then, but not a better Name than "Corleone by Lucia Riina". Also her older sister Maria Concetta tried at the marketing of the Name: A series of products that wanted to sell them online, calling them "Zù Totò", uncle Toto. Coffee capsules, olive oil, things like that. However, the judiciary stepped in before it started properly.
heirs to hold the name
Salvo Riina, born to be a Third, acted as a writer. The last name should help him to best-seller. The biography "Riina – Family life" brought him three years ago, an appearance in the show "Porta a porta", a popular talk show on Rai Uno. After that there was much to discuss, because "Salvuccio" was in Prime time the father in protection, and instead, the leniency accused. Meanwhile, Salvo Riina sits in a prison in Abruzzo, because of a drug history.
a few days Ago, an official looked at the widow, Riinas, in Corleone, and informed her that the state could demand two million euros from the family. To cover the costs incurred during the detention of her husband. In The Age Of 24. The family had to tell you that you dispute the decision, the heirs could not be prosecuted, as it was in the law. The shrill name but, the heirs do not put.
Too much public attention is not the operators in the "Corleone by Lucia Riina". Eventually, the waiter says to the guest: "You ask too many questions. Let's eat!" They wanted to know just where to get in Paris so good "Mozzarella di bufala".
Created: 10.01.2019, 09:53 PM