Getting down to the nitty-gritty detail work here at the Bistro! Lots of wiring done this week, as well as the installation of the beautiful cypress ceiling beams. Also the two lion heads from the old building that survived the tornado have now found their forever-home on Main Street! [slideshow_deploy id='1607']
Here's a montage of photos over the last busy week of renovations at Vanelli's Bistro. Getting close now! [slideshow_deploy id='1551']
Things are really coming together at the Bistro! Here are the architect's renderings of the front of the building, the floor plan, and below, a top and side view of the colorful acoustic panels that will be mounted on the ceiling. We're getting excited! Are you?
We hope you're all having a good Good Friday! We certainly are here at Vanellis Bistro as the Vent-A-Hoods are installed. I can almost smell the pizza cooking now! [slideshow_deploy id='1529']
[slideshow_deploy id='1492'] Renovation continues this week as workers poured concrete around the new floor drains. It's really starting to come together!
Welcome to Vanellis Bistro! The Bistro is the third incarnation of Vanelli's Greek and Italian Restaurant, and will be opening in historic Downtown Tupelo this spring!
Today workers are hooking the Bistro plumbing into city water. [slideshow_deploy id='1463']
As workers continue to remove pieces of the original Bistro floor to add drainage, the coal dust foundation from the 1890's is exposed. Builders at the time used coal dust from the railroads for foundations since the earth was hard clay. [slideshow_deploy id='1460']
Here are a few photos from last week as the workers cut out the original concrete floor, exposing the 120-year-old dirt beneath, so new floor drains can be installed. [slideshow_deploy id='1438']