In a month's time, Rossino's will be no more. The Central West End institution has occupied the basement space of the Melrose Apartments on Sarah Street since the 1950s, dishing out its famous — to the regulars, anyway — homemade lasagna and square-edged pizzas served up on cookie sheets. Now in her sixties, Russo family matron Nancy Zimmerman started working at Rossino's before she was a teenager. She's ready for retirement. Zimmerman's father, Roy Russo, became a partner in the business in 1954; it opened ten years earlier as Melrose Pizzeria, said to be the first joint west of the Mississippi to... More >>>