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Tony's AUDelicious officially open for business

By SPENCER DAVIDSON

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The long awaited arrival of Tony's AUDelicious Deli and Sports Bar in was made official with a ribbon cutting at its Downtown Utica location, Thursday.
    
The new business, located right next to the Utica Aud, is looking to contribute to the resurgence of Downtown Utica and become a place for locals to gather both before, after and even during games.
    
The bar held its opened to the public on Sunday prior to the Comets' game versus the Milwaukee Admirals, and while they might not have been in mid-season form, the owners are looking forward to the promising future that awaits.

"We have to iron the kinks out a little bit, and over the next couple of weeks we'll realize what we need to put in to make it a finish product," said owner, Frank Christiano. "But right now, boy, there's so much buzz just having a sports-themed facility right next to the Auditorium where there's such an influx of traffic now because you've got the Comets, you've got Utica College Pioneers, and you've got some summer events that are going to be really popular."

Tony's AUDelicious will look to attract patrons to the area at all hours throughout the day, as its doors are open Monday-Sunday from 10 a.m.-1 a.m.

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