CAFFE BONDI is located at 7 West 20th Street, Between
5th & 6th Avenues, New York, NY : 212-691-8136
a popular, cozy and friendly midpriced Sicilian-inspired Flat Iron District
caffe at lunch and ristorante at dinner. People comment with pleasure
that the restaurant makes them feel like theyre enjoying a meal
in Palermo, Italy.
at Caffe Bondi, Antonino Settepani, more familiarly known as Nino is
a graduate of New York University. Since 1981 he has co-owned Bruno
Bakery. In 1990, he graduated from the French Culinary Institute in
New York City. Shortly after graduation, he became a co-owner of Caffe
Bondi. The restaurant has promoted Sicilian food since it was established
in addition to featuring other Italian classics.
lectured about Sicilian and other Italian food at the New England Culinary
Institute and at New York City Technical Institute. He participated
with Marsilio Publishers in the American translation of the classic
Italian cookbook, Pellegrini Artusis THE ART OF EATING WELL. Future
plans for this Italian restaurateur include leading culinary tours to
Sicily during July, 1999 and, Nino also plans to write about the Caffe
is so very privileged to be able to share Caffe Bondis Easter
Menu with our readers as well as some special recipes from the restaurant.