Bistro Plans

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?

By | March 26th, 2016|Food|1 Comment


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']

By | March 25th, 2016|Food|1 Comment

Building on a Strong Foundation

[slideshow_deploy id='1492'] Renovation continues this week as workers poured concrete around the new floor drains. It's really starting to come together!

By | March 16th, 2016|Food|0 Comments

Welcome to Vanellis Bistro!

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!

By | March 5th, 2016|Food|0 Comments

Hooking up the Plumbing

Today workers are hooking the Bistro plumbing into city water. [slideshow_deploy id='1463']

By | March 1st, 2016|Food|0 Comments

Uncovering the Past

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']

By | February 24th, 2016|Food|0 Comments

Cutting Out the Floor

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']

By | February 16th, 2016|Food|0 Comments

Roof Repairs at the Bistro

The crew is working hard today repairing and re-covering the 100-year-old pine roof. [slideshow_deploy id='1434']

By | January 28th, 2016|Food|0 Comments

Vanellis Episode III – The Bistro Awakens

Vanellis Bistro is coming to Downtown Tupelo this Spring! May the Pizza be with you!

By | January 22nd, 2016|Food|0 Comments

Construction Continues at Vanellis Bistro!

The renovation is in full swing at Vanellis Bistro in Downtown Tupelo as we head into the new year!  Click through the slideshow for images, and we'll see you in the first quarter of 2016!   [slideshow_deploy id='1404']

By | December 31st, 2015|Food|0 Comments