If you’ve ever dined at Mancini’s Char House in St. Paul, chances are, midway through your chunk of heart-shaped beef, a funny old man came up to your table offering a cake and a song for seemingly no reason at all. Well that’s what happened to me, and I’ve never forgotten the sweet experience. Today the PiPress reports that owner and lover-of-life Nick Mancini suffers from dementia and how his family and friends are supporting him during his struggle. As for the Char House… looks like it will stay in the Mancini family, so you have your cake and eat too.