Chef Chris Burns at the community garden neighboring Commonwealth Bistro. He said he will tap into the garden and other local sources for food and ingredients. (Photo by G. Yek)
“It is a nice complement to the really good restaurants we have,” said Kim Blank, of the Mainstrasse Village Association. She said Commonwealth Bistro, south of Sixth Street, will help draw people further along Mainstrasse. (Photo by G. Yek)
Commonwealth Bistro will benefit from a number of area community gardens, including one right behind the restaurant. (Photo by G. Yek)
Commonwealth Bistro is taking shape in a 160-year-old building on Mainstrasse. (Photo by G. Yek)
The bar at Commonwealth Bistro. Chef Chris Burns: "Mainstrasse offers a unique flavor you just don’t get anywhere else. Covington allows you to have that urban vibe, with a hometown feel." (Photo by G. Yek)
COVINGTON, Ky. - Chef Chris Burns is turning to crowdfunding and collaboration as he prepares to open his Commonwealth Bistro on Mainstrasse in 2014.
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