April 29, 2014

Bistro 1130 Serves Mediterranean Cuisine in Town & Country

Bistro 1130 is located in Town and Country Crossing, the west-county, pedestrian-friendly shopping development filled with trendy fitness centers, a designer cloth diaper store and a variety of other higher-end strip-mall staples. Hoping to capitalize on the foot traffic, owner Mikki Jones and Bouzzamour created a menu that would appeal to as broad of an audience as possible. Apparently, the restaurant’s former iteration — a French restaurant — failed to cast a wide enough net, so Jones and Bouzammour rebranded the space as a Mediterranean restaurant in February.

Keep reading: Cheryl Baehr's review of Bistro 1130.

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Caprese flatbread.
Caprese flatbread.
Outside Bistro 1130.
Outside Bistro 1130.
Scallops with spinach, potato gratin, roasted red pepper coulis and saffron garlic aioli.
Scallops with spinach, potato gratin, roasted red pepper coulis and saffron garlic aioli.
Olive oil's on every table.
Olive oil's on every table.
Baba Ghanoush.
Baba Ghanoush.
Bistro 1130's dining room.
Bistro 1130's dining room.
Moroccan tagine of short ribs braised with shallots, fennel, potatoes, tomatoes, saffron and peas, then topped with sesame caramelized prune.
Moroccan tagine of short ribs braised with shallots, fennel, potatoes, tomatoes, saffron and peas, then topped with sesame caramelized prune.
Short ribs, braising.
Short ribs, braising.
Outside dining at Bistro 1130.
Outside dining at Bistro 1130.
Executive chef Karim Bouzammour.
Executive chef Karim Bouzammour.