Every restaurant has a story. The characters who shape the plot with their tastes in food and their notions of service, the audience who enjoy the story by coming to it again and again, and by bringing and telling their friends, the ambiance that sets the tone, and finally the dining: the beginning,… middle, and the end of the story with all its delightful variations.
A restaurant story is a saga, a continuous telling and retelling that can be shaped by events like changing tastes in food and the ups and downs of the economy. An American Bistro has carefully sustained its reputation for high quality, imaginative cuisine while recognizing those changing tastes, and has created a "BAILOUT MENU" that acknowledges the belt-tightening of its customers:appetizer, entree, and dessert, prix fixe at $23.75. Continued