"A tavola non si invecchia" (You don’t age while seated for a meal.)
Cosimo, also known as Mimmo, is from Italy where he was schooled in the culinary arts as an intern in the restaurant business. He moved to New Mexico and in 1984. He opened the Three Star Pizzeria at the Sequoia shopping center on Albuquerque's west side.
Salvatore moved to New Mexico from The Bronx, NY. He and his brother opened an Italian Deli called the Deli Mart which was located in Albuquerque.
Salvatore and Mimmo teamed up in May of 1988 to open Mimmo's at the same Sequoia location and in 1989 they moved to the Ladera Shopping Center where Mimmo's is presently located.
The friendly atmosphere and delicious Italian food have kept customers coming back year after year.
"Italian food is all about ingredients and it not fussy and it's not fancy." ~ Wolfgang Puck
"Everything you see I owe to spaghetti" ~ Sophia Loren
SPEAK ITALIAN: "Mmmmm is the same in any language" ~ Unknown
"L’appetito vien mangiando" (The appetite comes while you’re eating.)
"Mangia che ti passa" (Eat and it will be over, you’ll feel better).