A meal with friends soothes the soul, much like a mother's hug or a movie about brave dogs learning to read. Enjoy a feel-good feast with today's Groupon: for $15, you get $30 worth of French fare at Yves' Bistro in Alexandria.
The chefs of Yves' Bistro populate a menu of authentic, provincial French cuisine. A classic sirloin steak frites delivers bites of juicy, rich steak with crisp fries, served with maître du butter ($16–$18), and penne carbonara tempts the palate while drenched in a parmesan cream sauce with bacon ($10–$12). Quiche arrive sporting a choice of ham, spinach, or mushrooms, all stuffed within fluffy eggs ($9.50), and ham and cheese croque monsieurs top toast ($8.50). Diners can sate hunger pangs or replace oven mitts with roasted beef sandwiches, dripping with au jus ($8).
Provincial French cuisine abounds at Yves' Bistro, an intimate dining hub that bookends the day with breakfast and dinner menus. Whether it's a classic sirloin served with steak frites and maitre d' butter or a plate of penne carbonara drenched in a parmesan cream sauce, Yves' dishes are culled from revered French recipes renowned for their bold flavors and refined preparation. Suds gush from foam-flecked taps at an onsite bar, where bartenders mix top-shelf spirits, pour robust wines, and accept tips in upturned berets.