"Anthony Bourdain (far right) dines with Bootlegger family Ron Mancuso, Lorraine Hunt-Bono & Chef "Mama" Maria"
Welcome to the Bootlegger Italian Bistro featuring the original recipes of Chef Maria Perry. Maria and
her husband “AL” are respected pioneers of the Las Vegas restaurant industry. Chef Maria and their
daughter, Lorraine Hunt-Bono (former Lt. Governor of the state of Nevada) and husband, recording
artist Dennis Bono along with Lorraine’s son, music producer, Ron Mancuso and his son Roman oversee
This dedicated Italian family fondly contributes their combined talents to bring the finest food, drink,
hospitality and entertainment to the many friends, celebrities and visitors who patronize the restaurant
– continuing a family tradition in Las Vegas for over 65 years.