How to Design Your Own Bistro Kitchen – Part 3

In our third and concluding part of how to design your own bistro kitchen we take a look at the furniture choices that are open to you. This includes tables, chairs, bar stools and all other items that will fit in to your bistro design. Part two looked at kitchen...

The New Neo-Bistros of Paris – Part Two

The second part of our adventure to discover the new neo-bistros of Paris takes us to more restaurants who have adopted this new culinary craze that is taking the French capital by storm. The old favorite dining experience of the Parisian bistro has been turned on its...

How to Design Your Own Bistro Kitchen – Part 2

Designing your own bistro-style kitchen should be fun and use up all your creative ideas. Take reference from some of your favorite eateries, how do they achieve the desired effect? It does not all come down to buying the most expensive fixtures and fittings that you...

How to Design Your Own Bistro Kitchen – Part 1

It is a well-known fact that most families spend a great deal of their time in their kitchens and dining rooms than any other room in the house. That is why many home owners spend more on their kitchens than elsewhere in the home. It is a place to entertain guests as...

The New Neo-Bistros of Paris – Part One

There has been a radical upgrade of the humble bistro in Paris and these new eateries are being called neo-bistros, where the look, atmosphere and feel of the classic bistro has remained more or less the same but the food has been upgraded immensely. As one diner to...

The Difference Between a Brasserie and a Bistro

Are you the sort of person who gets hung up over a name? Do the different names and terms of eating establishments confuse you? Well in this blog we attempt to clarify which sort of French dining establishments are called what and the differences between them. In...

The Ideal American Bistro

The humble bistro was a Parisienne concept that offered cheap food to lodgers of boarding houses, the dishes would be simple but delicious and this budget type of restaurant flourished. Bistros today can be found all over the world serving not just regional French...

How to Run a Successful Bistro – Part 2

Running your own business is not an easy thing to particularly do and running a bistro in the catering trade is certainly not a cake walk. In part one of this blog we looked at setting out your business plan and marketing your business. In this blog we learn about...

How to Run a Successful Bistro – Part 1

A small, simple restaurant that serves excellent food quickly is more or less what a bistro consists of, Bistros have come a long way from their earlier roots in Paris and now can be found all over the world serving all manner of ethnic food. Bistro’s popularity is...

Modern Bistros in Paris – Part 2

Part two of our travel around Paris to find authentic bistro-style restaurants and great traditional bistro food will take us to even more fantastic restaurants that are part of the New Bistro movement that has been so prominent in the last twenty years in France. The...

What is Bistro?

A bistro is essentially a small diner that serves simple food at a moderate cost.
How to Design Your Own Bistro Kitchen – Part 3

How to Design Your Own Bistro Kitchen – Part 3

In our third and concluding part of how to design your own bistro kitchen we take a look at the furniture choices that are open to you. This includes tables, chairs, bar stools and all other items that will fit in to your bistro design. Part two looked at kitchen...

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How to Design Your Own Bistro Kitchen – Part 3

In our third and concluding part of how to design your own bistro kitchen we take a look at the furniture choices that are open to you. This includes tables, chairs, bar stools and all other items that will fit in to your bistro design. Part two looked at kitchen...

The New Neo-Bistros of Paris – Part Two

The second part of our adventure to discover the new neo-bistros of Paris takes us to more restaurants who have adopted this new culinary craze that is taking the French capital by storm. The old favorite dining experience of the Parisian bistro has been turned on its...

How to Design Your Own Bistro Kitchen – Part 2

Designing your own bistro-style kitchen should be fun and use up all your creative ideas. Take reference from some of your favorite eateries, how do they achieve the desired effect? It does not all come down to buying the most expensive fixtures and fittings that you...

How to Design Your Own Bistro Kitchen – Part 1

It is a well-known fact that most families spend a great deal of their time in their kitchens and dining rooms than any other room in the house. That is why many home owners spend more on their kitchens than elsewhere in the home. It is a place to entertain guests as...

The New Neo-Bistros of Paris – Part One

There has been a radical upgrade of the humble bistro in Paris and these new eateries are being called neo-bistros, where the look, atmosphere and feel of the classic bistro has remained more or less the same but the food has been upgraded immensely. As one diner to...

The Difference Between a Brasserie and a Bistro

Are you the sort of person who gets hung up over a name? Do the different names and terms of eating establishments confuse you? Well in this blog we attempt to clarify which sort of French dining establishments are called what and the differences between them. In...

The Ideal American Bistro

The humble bistro was a Parisienne concept that offered cheap food to lodgers of boarding houses, the dishes would be simple but delicious and this budget type of restaurant flourished. Bistros today can be found all over the world serving not just regional French...

How to Run a Successful Bistro – Part 2

Running your own business is not an easy thing to particularly do and running a bistro in the catering trade is certainly not a cake walk. In part one of this blog we looked at setting out your business plan and marketing your business. In this blog we learn about...

How to Run a Successful Bistro – Part 1

A small, simple restaurant that serves excellent food quickly is more or less what a bistro consists of, Bistros have come a long way from their earlier roots in Paris and now can be found all over the world serving all manner of ethnic food. Bistro’s popularity is...

Modern Bistros in Paris – Part 2

Part two of our travel around Paris to find authentic bistro-style restaurants and great traditional bistro food will take us to even more fantastic restaurants that are part of the New Bistro movement that has been so prominent in the last twenty years in France. The...

Modern Bistros in Paris – Part 1

The term bistro has lost its real definition in recent times, most people around the world regard a bistro as a small informal restaurant serving a particular nation’s classic dishes. So there have sprung up French, Italian, Mexican and all sorts of different types of...

Favorite Bistro Foods

Classic bistro foods would of course be French rustic dishes, after all the Bistro emanated from Paris and was a form of cheap wholesome food that could be termed as classic French country food.The Bistro’s of Paris made easy to prepare dishes that would last a long...

What is a Bistro?

Originating in Paris in the 18th Century, a bistro is essentially a small diner that serves simple food at a moderate cost. Today many bistros are recognized by what type of foods the restaurant serve. Bistro’s started to become popular in the basements of Parisian...