Here you will find a growing list of French bistro recipes. A French bistro (bistrot) is traditionally a small, casual
restaurant, catering to people who live or work in the neighborhood. It is the place to get a hearty and
inexpensive meal without a lot of formality.
French bistro cooking features simple homestyle meals with ample portions, perhaps served with a glass of
These days many French bistros are offering lighter fare for its health conscious clientele. You will find
soups and salads, stews and grilled meats, and unpretentious desserts in a French bistro.
If you come to France, don't miss out on eating at a typical neighborhood bistro. In the meantime, you can
try some of these recipes for food you might find on their menu.