Le Mediterranean Bistro - DUPE


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Bourgundian snails with garlic butter and oyster mushrooms, Pyrénées Mountain trout amandine, and pistachio-crusted rack of lamb

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Promotional value expires Jun 25, 2014. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per table. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required Friday and Saturday. Dine-in only. Valid for dinner only. Not valid for alcohol. Not valid with other specials or promotions or Open Table reservations. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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  • $20 for $40 worth of French food for dinner, valid Sunday–Thursday
  • $22 for $40 worth of French food for dinner
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Le Mediterranean Bistro

Growing up in Casablanca exposed Driss Zahidi to French, Mediterranean, Italian, and Spanish cuisines. As the oldest of five children, he regularly helped his mother in the kitchen, and began working as a line cook in high school. Considering his upbringing, it would seem that Driss's natural next step would be to become the award-winning chef and restaurateur that he is today. But the reality is a bit more unexpected.

After earning a master's in physics, Driss spent a year as a chemical engineer in France, chemically engineering things in a place of chemical engineering. Cooking remained his passion, though, so when he'd clock out at the lab, he'd head to local restaurants to hone his chops making meals. He then decided to abandon his engineering career to court the food world full time, and eventually came to America where he co-founded two critically acclaimed restaurants before opening Le Mediterranean Bistro.

Driss has still never set food in a culinary school, but that doesn't change the fact that he is applauded for his deft take on upscale French cuisine. After one look at his artful, sculptural dishes and a taste of his pistachio-crusted lamb or Moroccan Pastilla, it's clear that Driss's background in chemistry has served his cooking just fine.

Customer Reviews

Food and service was very good; loved the exotic food choices.
Susan V. · September 15, 2015
Very attentive wait service. Food is prepared and presented nicely. Though a limited menu, about ten entrees, quality and flavor are very good. Romantic, cozy setting ,makes for a pleasant dining experience.
Donald G. · September 14, 2014
Great food!
Rachel K. · July 21, 2014
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