FOOD - "The Delicious" - French

European dining at Bistrouge

June 15, 2009

bistrouge.com

bistrouge.com

bistrouge.com

bistrouge.com

Found a gem of a place in the East Village tonight: Bistrouge. I just wanted to stop by somewhere for coffee, and saw their “Coffee – Wine – Bread – Odyssey” canopy outside, so thought I’d stop by. It’s a small rustic place, brick walls and dim lighting with jazzy tunes playing in the background.

I meant to stop only for a cappuccino because I wasn’t even that hungry to begin with, but the menu looked REALLY good so I had to order something.

I went with something that seemed light, a French brie cheese sandwich with honey, roasted walnuts, granny smith apples, and romaine ($9) — and wow. It was delicious, and came with a side of wonderfully rosemary-seasoned home fries.

French brie sandwich, $9

French brie sandwich, $9

I’m definitely going back because everything, including their their homemade meatballs in roasted spicy tomato sauce and crisp basil and three-pepper crusted grilled sirloin steak, looks sooo tempting.

Restaurant Info:

Bistrouge
432 E. 13th St.
btw 1st and Ave. A
New York, NY 10009
212-677-2200
East Village


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