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Shockoe Slip restaurant expands for wine

Bistro Bobette is set to double in size with a basement expansion. (Photo by Lena Price)

Bistro Bobette is set to double in size with a basement expansion. (Photo by Lena Price)

Bistro Bobette is set to double in size with a basement expansion. (Photo by Lena Price)

Bistro Bobette is set to double in size with a basement expansion. (Photo by Lena Price)

By Lena Price

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) – Wine will soon be flowing below the streets of Shockoe Slip.

French restaurant Bistro Bobette plans to convert the basement level of its East Cary Street building into a cellar wine shop and venue for private parties.

The new space will allow customers to pick up bottles of wine to go and will give co-owners Wendy Kalif and her husband and head chef Francis Devilliers room to hold events without crowding into the restaurant’s space.

Click here to read more on RichmondBizSense.com.