- The newest addition to the Smith Brothers family of restaurants, Cheval Blanc Bistro has introduced to the Old Pasadena dining scene the unique beauty of traditional French bistro fare. The dark wood paneling sets the tone for the warmly-lit, remarkably comfortable interior. The sprawling antique bar dispenses vintage cocktails, single malt scotches, and a wide selection of French and California wines by the bottle and glass. Experience the taste of France that is not to be missed. With a broad menu consisting of classic bistro fare such as Steak Frites, Duck Confit and Foie Gras au Torchon, Cheval Blanc brings you an authentic French "comfort food" experience that guests new to French cuisine, as well as seasoned gastronomical Francophiles will appreciate.