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Bocconcini lives again at Bocco Deli

Nathan Toubia closed his delicious Bocconcini Italian Eatery at 4811 E. Central in August, and it was a sad day for fans of Italian food. But some of Bocconcini’s recipes are being revived at Toubia’s other surviving restaurant — Bocco Deli at 3010 E. Central. That restaurant is a lunch-only place, but on Thursday, Friday […]

Nathan Toubia closes Bocconcini Italian Eatery

It’s a sad day for fans of pillowy ravioli and pork saltimbocca. Nathan Toubia has closed is Bocconcini Italian Eatery at 4811 E. Central. He plans to keep his Bocco Deli open at 3010 E. Central and focus his energy there. Toubia, the son of Latour founder Antoine Toubia, opened Bocconcini in August of 2011, and […]

Bocconcini: New brunch, new hours

Nathan Toubia is changing the hours for summer at his Bocconcini Italian Eatery, the delicious Italian spot at 4811 E Central Ave Fans of his food are losing weekday lunch, but they’re gaining weekday brunch. The new hours, as of today, are 4 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. […]

Bocconcini’s first wine dinner

Bocconcini Italian Eatery, the popular neighborhood restaurant at 4811 E. Central owned by Nathan Toubia, is putting on its first wine dinner at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday. It’s $65 a person and will feature a five-course meal, each course paired with a wine. Among the dishes: a cured salmon salad with shaved fennel and orange, […]

Bocconcini closed until Friday

Exactly two weeks after opening the doors of his much-anticipated restaurant — Bocconcini Italian Eatery — owner Nathan Toubia had to shut the doors for a couple of days. The problem he’s having is TOO much success. The numbers for his first two weeks of operation were double what he expected, and he quickly learned […]

Bocconcini Italian Eatery update

I’m getting the feeling that people are very excited for the opening of Nathan Toubia’s new restaurant, Bocconcini Italian Eatery, which he’s putting into the old Sugar Sisters space at 4811 E. Central. Every day I’m getting calls and e-mails about it. “The sign is up!” “The paper is off the windows!” “There are chairs […]

Toubia chooses name: Bocconcini Italian Eatery

Local chef and Bocco Deli owner Nathan Toubia is hard at work on his new Italian restaurant, which he hopes to have open mid-July in the old Sugar Sisters space at 4811 E. Central. In the meantime, he’s chosen a name: Bocconcini Italian Eatery. “Bocconcini” (bohk-kohn-CHEE-nee) means “small mouthfuls” in Italian (even though the word […]

Albero Cafe is open, and the food looks great

Albero Cafe opened on Wednesday in the former Bocconcini building at 4811 E. Central, and the food looks and sounds great. It’s owned by Hassan Ballout, who worked for 10 years at nearby Bella Luna Cafe.  The menu includes flatbreads, salads, panini sandwiches and pasta dishes such as spaghetti and meatballs, Italian sausage penne and shrimp scampi. Entrees included grilled grouper, grilled […]

New Italian restaurant Albero Cafe about ready to go

I’ve been getting a frenzy of e-mails from College Hill-ians noticing that the new Albero Cafe, which is going into the former Bocconcini building at 4811 E. Central, is about to open. This morning I stopped by and talked to Hassan Ballout, who said opening day for his Italian restaurant is still almost two weeks away. He hopes […]

Nathan Toubia accepts sous chef job at Wichita Country Club

Popular local chef Nathan Toubia is making another career move. He’s left Birds on the Roof Bakery & Cafe, where he has been working since November as head chef, and today accepted a job working under Chef Damian Lehman as the sous chef at Wichita Country Club. He starts on Friday. Meanwhile, Birds on the Roof, which […]