Hey y’all. I apologize for the lack of posts, but the first week of school can be summed up with one word: chaos. Organized chaos it may be, but it has left me with not very much free time and is sending me to bed before 9. When my partner in crime and teacher extraordinaire Lauren invited me to a girls brunch at Bistro La Bon I couldn’t resist. Even with my dwindling funds due to not receiving a paycheck all summer, I decided some good “research” was just what I needed.
A chef-inspired bistro in a strip mall on Central Avenue isn’t exactly the perfect match but at Bistro La Bon in Plaza Midwood it works. As you can see, it isn’t exactly a beauty from the street view…
Charlotte was experiencing one of the most beautiful days of summer yet, so we got a table outside.
I figured since I would be blogging about, I needed to try most items. Or I was just making excuses to eat a lot. Either way, here’s a look at my first plate:
The stand outs: the salmon was deliciously salty, cranberry scone shortbread-like, and the sweet potato hash is a must.
Definitely try the meatballs, considering the chef hails from Sweden. The shrimp salad has a nice zing to it, and the bacon a perfect crisp.
Of course, we also had to try the made to order items (which are included in the buffet price).
Absolutely divine. Thick cut, light, airy bread, soaked in maple syrup and whipped butter.
A little too chocolate-y for me, but other at the table raved over them.
And I almost forgot the coffee. Not sure who is supplying the beans, but it was brewed to perfection and just what I needed to fuel a day of planning and prepping for the work week.
I highly recommend Bistro La Bon as a brunch spot in Charlotte. Great for the after church crowd, family, friends, or to celebrate a special occasion. They even take reservations, great if you are planning a party or have visitors coming in town.
Welp, back to planning for student achievement!
Until my next eating adventure,