Tony Cibel is one of Washington’s Leading Restaurateurs. Tony shares the story of his career from it’s beginnings as a dance studio manager to owner of a liquor store on 14th Street in the battleground of DC after the riots in the early 1970s to proprietor of one of the biggest Redskins hangouts around, the Malt Shop at the Dancing Crab. Now his family owns two of the hottest waterfront properties on the Washington waterfront, Tony and Joe’s and Nick’s Riverside Grill.
Find out what happened in April 2011 that almost ruined his business and how he got it back. Listen in at the media player above to Andy O with Tony Cibel on “Our Town.”
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Andy and his guests get personal as they share their deep understanding and knowledge of Washington, DC during the 60s, 70s, 80s, and 90’s. We think you will be delighted with each story – their retelling of their personal connections and contributions to our town. Please feel free to share Our Town with your family and friends, and leave a comment. Thank you.
Jack Orth says
Well–I’ve known Tony Cibel since he was kid in Newton Center, Massachusetts–I’m five years older than he is. Tony is a true character, and a self made man who did it the hard way. Never have I known another guy like Tony–great friend–full of energy and always ready to roll. I could write a book about Tony–it would be a best seller! Wonderful interview–wonderful guy!!
Heidi W. says
A great, rich life lived well! It’s always really interesting to hear an oral history with all the details and the personal memories. Go Tony!