The French have just about perfected the art of 'eating to live.' Indulging in lingering at the table after a fine dinner or over a simple glass of wine in a bistro at noon. Something Beautiful idea is creating a French Bistro after visiting Paris Deep in good conversation, perhaps they are combining eating while celebrating the meal's fine ingredients, the gifted cooks who prepared it and moreover - luxuriating in the cozy, informal ambiance.
The traditional French bistro is an informal restaurant, but one bursting with the character of its individual neighborhood. It often become an ideal place for a glass of wine or spirits, a dessert - and a quiet corner in which to read the paper as the world parades by.
Recreate This Custom In Your Home Or Garden:
This romantic custom of a bistro type eating arrangement for the small but delightful meal can be brought into your own home. Gather together a small table and a couple chairs in a quaint, quiet small area. Be sure to provide character to your bistro setting by the addition of some items such as a small vase of lavendar or other things that are special to you -that provide charm. Consider a market umbrella to provide shade, wine, a plate of cheeses and crackers or even a lovely container of lemonade with sugar cookies.Something Beautiful encourages enjoying your own French Bistro.
These are ways you can encourage the tradition of stealing away moments of the day or hours of tkhe evening for talk and laughter with family members and or friends, or a place to idle away with a book or a newspaper. If you are lucky enough to be able to set it up outside or with a view of your garden, it becomes a venue for consuming the sights, scents and sounds of both your garden and home.