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Sangria to Fill Former Piatti Restaurant

Azita Alizadeh, sister of Abe Alizadeh, will open the restaurant, according to The Sacramento Bee.

Piatti Ristorante closed its Roseville location in September 2010 but recent activity has some people talking. An article in The Sacramento Bee revealed that Azita Alizadeh, Abe Alizadeh's sister, will be opening a Mediterranean restaurant in that spot.

Despite the announcement, the City of Roseville has not received any permits for work such as a business license or signs, according to Karen Garner with the city's economic development department. Garner said the owner is currently doing "touch-up" type work that does not require a city permit.

The restaurant, called Sangria, is expected to open sometime in April, according to the Bee.

While this is good business news, the Alizadeh name has a reputation in Roseville. Developer Abe Alizadeh went bankrupt and was accused of stealing state tax dollars, the Bee reports.

The 5,000-square-foot spot at the corner of Douglas Boulevard and E Roseville Parkway has been vacant since the Italian restaurant closed.

TheRealBigCouchPotato February 18, 2012 at 05:57 AM
Fascinating if true. I hope she has better business sense than her brother.
Jeff Murphy February 18, 2012 at 06:05 PM
Thanks for the update - we were driving by there in the last week and were trying to tell if we were really seeing some activity. Nice to know the scoop.
Lauren Gibbs February 20, 2012 at 10:04 PM
They've also started a Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Sangria-Restaurants/161542340615775. I'll keep updating as I find out more info.
JD Brewer February 27, 2012 at 05:43 PM
I used to work for the maniac known as Abe Alizadeh. The man was a tyrant and a bully and the most horrible person I have ever met. His family was one who was used to getting their way when they wanted it and they would walk over anyone in their way. In their corporate offices out of a staff of about 10, inside of a month half the people walked out. He had the IT guy cooking the books and doing AP/AR. It was a joke. When I read about his financial breakdown....he should be in a cell with Bernie Madhoff.
Harrold October 20, 2012 at 05:30 PM
Maybe the California tax payers should stop by, dine, and leave not paying the bill. Essentially, thats what this family did with taxpayer money.
Peter Poe November 11, 2012 at 05:47 PM
I agree w Harold. Abe and family are nothing but thrifts. They have destroyed family's lives; financially, emotionally. They are crooks and no should support their restaurants, including Crush or Blue Suede, both in Roseville . Shame in them, and shame on ANYONE eating at those places and giving the Alizadahs money. May they suffer in prison and rot in hell. Those are my wishes for that creep.
Terry December 08, 2012 at 04:57 PM
Abe Alizadeh, what a joke he is & his family. Leaches. I agree with Peter Poe. He talks sense
Terry December 08, 2012 at 04:58 PM
Well said, Too bad victims can't band together & protest outside these astablishments to enlighten fellow Roseville residents
Terry December 08, 2012 at 04:59 PM
Nice !
justice March 13, 2013 at 03:05 AM
Hi JD! We were victimized financially by Alizadeh. Trying to get a class action suit together. Please contact me at victimsofabe@gmail.com
justice March 13, 2013 at 03:06 AM
Hi JD! We were victimized financially by Alizadeh. Trying to get a class action suit together. Please contact me at victimsofabe@gmail.com
justice March 13, 2013 at 03:07 AM
Hi Peter! We were one of the families lives they destroyed. Trying to get a class action suit together to serve justice for the heinous things he has done. Please contact me at victimsofabe@gmail.com

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