Help me name my new bistro

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  1. chef brunson

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    Hello I need Help naming a new resturant in denver colorado. It will be a busy bistro serving local produce and lots of farmy dishes.

    The decor of the inside will be farmhouse style. It needs a name this is killing me. Help!
     
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  2. trooper

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    Sounds like that place on Little House on the Prarie - Walnut Grove? I guess that would throw someone looking for a place to eat....

    I like how you have "BUSY bistro" in the site description : D    I hope it is indeed  : )

    You could go with something cliche', but sends a message as to the cusine, like "Grandma's House".

    Or something solid, like "Heartland Bistro" - but you are in the Rockies, not the Plains...

    Maybe a take from some highend steak houses, like "The Plow and the Kettle"

    If you have a blended Bistro/Bar you could aim for a demographic and just call it "Rooster's"

    If you use any of my suggestions to form a name, I will expect an open invitation to stage in your kitchen whenever I'm up there, and maybe a cold beer after service.  ; D
     
  3. chefbillyb

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    The Billy Goat Bistro............Welcome to Cheftalk
     
  4. chef friese

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    Lets see............................................................

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    The Mile High Mill serving fresh daily
     
  5. pattypan

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    farmhouse grill

    homestead bistro
     
  6. siduri

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    Just a thought - the farmhouse references and the word "bistro" don't seem to go together.  Isn't a bistro a small simple (urban) french place?  A small parisian restaurant?  American farm cooking is another thing, I'd think you'd need another word than bistro. 
     
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  7. chrisbelgium

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    Just call it "Brunson's"

    People tend to remember real names much better and faster. Avoid things like bistro etc. in the name;  it unnecessarely segments the market; some may already avoid visiting your place because they don't like bistro-style. Let people find out for themselves what your place is. Also, it will give you the freedom to head in another direction when -worst case scenario- the original formula doesn't work.

    You could shorten the name into "Brun"

    It even means "brown" in french. It would work in France, but the english pronounciation is horrible. So, I like Brunson's better, it's alive and you don't start guessing for the meaning of the word.
     
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