- courtesy of Toscano Café and Bistro
Toscano Café and Bistro, at 27 Bridge Street in Richmond, is for sale, co-owner Jon Fath said last week. He and his wife, Lucie Bolduc-Fath, have owned and operated the Mediterranean restaurant for 14 years in the gray building that formerly housed Daily Bread.
"We've had a real good run here, and we're ready to move on from the restaurant business," Fath told Seven Days.
He's a 1995 graduate of the New England Culinary Institute who has been working in local restaurants for almost a quarter century. "I've been in it for a long time," he said. "We're ready to have our nights and weekends back to ourselves."
When Toscano closes at the end of the week, it will become the second Bridge Street restaurant to shut down in recent months: Sonoma Station ended its 11-year run in May. Meanwhile, over the past two and a half years, a new wave of restaurants and cafés has opened in the center of town, including Sweet Simone's, Hatchet Tap and Table and One Radish Eatery.