Italian eateries Bocca Italian Kitchen, Lupo Pizzeria to open in Generation Park

Bocca Italian Kitchen serves seasonal, Italian-inspired dishes, such as polenta and various pastas. (Courtesy Marco Torres)
Bocca Italian Kitchen serves seasonal, Italian-inspired dishes, such as polenta and various pastas. (Courtesy Marco Torres)

Bocca Italian Kitchen serves seasonal, Italian-inspired dishes, such as polenta and various pastas. (Courtesy Marco Torres)

Bocca Italian Kitchen and Lupo Pizzeria, two new Italian concepts, will open Jan. 15 at 250 Assay St., Ste. 100, Houston, in Redemption Square. The concepts, which replaced the Wholesome Pies and Wholesome Kitchen & Bar eateries, began their soft opening phase Dec. 18.


Bocca Italian Kitchen serves seasonal, Italian-inspired dishes, such as polenta and various pastas. Lupo Pizzeria serves wood-fired, New York-style pizzas made with locally sourced ingredients. They are the first concepts from Gastropub Productions, McCord Development's new restaurant and hospitality group. 281-741-0203 (Bocca), 281-741-0342 (Lupo). www.boccahtx.com; www.lupohtx.com
By Kelly Schafler

Managing editor, South Houston

Kelly joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in June 2017 after majoring in print journalism and creative writing at the University of Houston. In March 2019, she transitioned to editor for the Lake Houston-Humble-Kingwood edition and began covering the Spring and Klein area as well in August 2020. In June 2021, Kelly was promoted to South Houston managing editor.