East Idaho Eats: Cafe Tuscano on the verge of doubling access to its classic Italian

Dec 02, 2021 349

BY: Kalama Hines

What began as a Blimpie sandwich shop in the back of a Chevron gas station is now the home of delicious Italian cuisine, soon to be doubling in size. Cafe Tuscano comes from humble beginnings, serving its first fine Italian meals out of what had been a sandwich shop kitchen nearly 10 years ago. Now, several expansions later, the gas pumps and canopy are gone, interior construction is underway, and hearty pizza, pastas and other delectable Italian offerings are the only fuel options you will find.

For almost a decade, staff at Cafe Tuscano has survived without advertising, chef Jason Spence explained to EastIdahoNews.com, relying on word-of-mouth and the guarantee that “You’re never going to come into a gas station and eat like this.”

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SOURCE: https://www.eastidahonews.com/

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