Paris restaurant picks in my article on New York Times: Kunitoraya 2
15 Surprisingly Sophisticated Chalkboard Projects Instead of a classic tile back splash, try using chalkboard paint! You can customize it based on holidays or items on your shelves. This looks like a scene straight out of a coffee shop!
If they let us have open candles, then putting the candles in wine bottles is a cheep way to add a lot of abidance.
The French bistro has certain iconic elements that make it so French: a chalkboard menu, the bistro chair, a zinc bar, and that unmistakable atmosphere.