- September 25, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Business
Business is ba-da-booming at Holsten’s, the Bloomfield, NJ confectionery that served as the setting for Tony Soprano’s last meal and the controversial “cut-to-black” climax of the iconic HBO series.
The buzz for “The Many Saints of Newark” movie prequel has diehard fans flocking to the old-school ice-cream parlor/restaurant, scarfing up souvenir “Sopranos” T-shirts and ordering onion rings like Tony did in the June 10, 2007 finale.
“I had to to sit in Tony’s booth, in Tony’s spot and I had to get the onion rings!” gushed uber-fan Joey Ruotolo, a 25-year-old Orange County, Calif., resident who hails from Lodi and was in town visiting family.
Ruotolo, who boasted he’s on his “13th run-through” of the hit HBO series (“I’m on Season Five”), devoured a burger Friday night with fellow fanatic, Dominic Peteroy, 35, of Teaneck. “I’m a fan of the burger, the fries. … everything is…