International Business Exchange (IBEX) successfully brokered the sale of the business Whatta Foods & Beverage Co in College Station, TX on November 20th, 2009 to a private individual. IBEX acted as the merger and acquisition advisor to the deal, helping the business owner list, market, wade through buyers, due diligence and a close the deal. With a large portion of the menu items made from scratch and a casual, elegant atmosphere, both students and their families and university employees make this a regular stop. The restaurant is known for “gnocchi to die for” as one customer put it. The wine list is impressive, the olive oil is fruity and the freshly baked bread draws the crowds back repeatedly. The owners make their patrons feel at home by welcoming new patrons and stopping by tables and catching up with long-time customers. The coffee and wine bar fills a niche that is sought out by wine enthusiasts, the coffee purists and anyone looking for a quiet spot to relax and reflect. There is a fine list of traditional Italian wines and gourmet coffees. Additionally, they have homemade rich Italian desserts and light Mediterranean dishes including wonderful Paninis, grilled chicken or a Caprese. Fresh fruit smoothies, Italian beer, iced coffee frappes, hot chocolate, flavored milk steamers and chai lattes round out the menu.