The  Metro Bistrot

 

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Cooking well is the product, the result,
of solitude and accumulation.



at The Metro Bistrot in Southbridge

Reserve by calling: 860-207-7135

Cooking at the Metro Bistrot

6 to 8 pm (3 course meal included, so bring your wine)
$35 per person

Upcoming Classes

11 September 2017--How to do the Perfect Filet. Menu--Pate de foie, Filet with cassis sauce, and clafoutis.

Register thru the Metro Bistrot for these classes. Proceeds go to The Woodstock Academy Scholarship Fund (i.e. monies go to a scholarship to send a student to The Woodstock Academy from the area).

Profits from recent cooking classes sent Lauren Gibeault (a recent local college graduate--English and French major--and Bistrot server) to France as an intern this summer for a month. Here is her email about her trip, so far, below.

Lauren Arrives in Malerargues, France

"BONJOUR!!!
My flights went well; on time and enjoyable. Icelandic flight attendants are babes. 
    One day in Paris is a tease. Jake (her brother now working at the Bistrot) introduced me to his Russian friend, and we ate lunch along the Seine. We explored all day, on and off the metro. For dinner I had one of the greatest meals of my life; black truffle lasagne--petite mort. I still can cry just thinking about it. 
    Gare de Lyon is awesome madness. Everybody does a mad dash for their train once it displays and you only have 20 minutes to get yourself where you need to be, or else you're screwed! 
    I felt like a rock star--riding 1st class on the TGV. Feet up, window seat to myself. The 3 hours passed rather quickly to Nimes, and when I exited the train, there was a white-haired gentleman (Jay's former boss in France, Ivan) wearing a wide-brimmed, black hat...ready to give me my welcome bisou! 
    Ivan is a gracious host. He keeps me busy with the archives (there certainly are many). We sort through the various performances in the library, which I cannot wait to explore further, and then I busy myself in my room with all the scanning, uploading, proper filing, and editing. My bed is so comfy, and I have a view even lovelier than I had imagined. I packed way too much (I believe Ivan sent you a picture for proof of that). Alors, live and learn. But I am glad I brought summer dresses and sandals--it's very hot during the day here in the South! I am now friends with all his cats--Esmerelda is my favorite. 
    Your place (Jay and M-P's) is stunning and the pictures certainly do NOT do it justice. I told Ivan, while he was giving me the grand tour, that I had this feeling of deja vu--that in another life, I know I had been here. 
    Say hello to Lily and Lady Catherine for me. And tell Belichick (our waitress Cindy Travi) not to go easy on Jake, while he's training. Back to work. It's almost time for a cocktail!"

We have a feature article on us at Worcester Living magazine
(worcesterliving.ma.newsmemory.com/)--on page 58

And a cooking class video on You Tube.



 

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