East Peoria

The Mad Italian

By Glenn Woodard

July 13, 2010 Updated Jul 13, 2010 at 2:30 PM CDT

The Mad Italian opened in East Peoria in August of 2006. You'll find authentic Italian food here. Jay Smucker is the owner and chef. He admits getting all of his recipes from his ex-father in law who was in the restuarant industry for some fifty years. Nothing like keeping it in the family, even if its' not leagally family anymore. Tony Soprano would like the garlic rolls.

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