Jack Goes from Prison to Pizzeria
Superlobbyist turned fraudster Jack Abramoff’s new job.
Abramoff’s role: Owner
On the menu: Cashew-crusted chicken breast
Typical dinner bill for two: $140
Decor: Walls plastered with celebrity autographs and historic documents, including a copy of Richard Nixon's pardon. JFK's rocking chair sat in a glass case.
Clientele: Lobbyists, lawyers, and lawmakers. Regulars include include former Republican congressman Bob Ney and Tom Delay.
Location: Blocks from the Capitol on Pennsylvania Avenue
Abramoff’s role: Developing a new marketing plan
On the menu: Kosher pizza with toppings such as soy meatballs and vegetarian pepperoni
Typical dinner bill for two: $20
Decor: “We have tables and chairs,” Rosenbluth says.
Clientele: Mostly Jewish families. Regulars include many local rabbis.
Location: The heart of Baltimore’s Jewish community