The Beauty of "Tocco"

The folks behind Follia have built a great new Italian hot spot in the Bucktown area called Tocco. Bruno Abate, owner, has truly made you feel like you're in Italy having an amazing Italian dinner. 


The garage door-style windows along the south wall will open onto a 100-seat patio. Art is integral to Abate's vision for Tocco, is a tribute to artistic talent. The red and white colors bring this restaurant to life. He opened his first Chicago restaurant, Follia, in 2002 in the then nearly restaurant-free zone of Fulton Market. Today his neighbors include The Publican, Moto and Otom, as well as several nightlife newcomers.

Tocco, which means "touch" in Italian, has
outdone themselves with some amazing authentic Iralian food. We tried the prosciutto e funghi, antipasto rustico, caprese di bufala and spaghetti alla carbonara; all were extremely delicious. But, hands down, the wood-fired pizzas were amazing - that's truly where they shine. Tocco also shined with a great selection of affordable wines and a menu of housemade pastas.
With Tocco, Abate aims to definitely please, feed you well and make you never forget where get great Italian food in Chicago.

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