If you like Italian food, you're going to love this news out of Portsmouth. According to their Facebook page, Tuscan Market will be moving to the former 'Breaking New Grounds' site at 14 Market Square come springtime.

Joe Faro is the owner of Tuscan Brands and describes himself as Chief Food Taster posted on Facebook that the new home for their Portsmouth marketplace will be a revamped open-air destination 'for the local and tourist communities coming together to share in the finest artisan Italian offerings including housemade salumi, artisan breads, pastry, gelato and premier imported italian coffee both in a cafe and marketplace setting.'

The current location of Tuscan Market, which is connected to the Tuscan Kitchen restaurant on Lafayette Road will be transformed into a banquet facility that can host parties of up to 200 people. The restaurant located at 581 Lafayette Road will remain open.

The new Tuscan Market at 14 Market Street was the home to Breaking New Grounds coffee shop for over 25 years. BNG's last day of business is Thursday, January 3rd. A Facebook post from BNG's Durham location says they are still open and they thank they're loyal customer following for all the heartfelt messages.

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