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A look at the new Charlotte’s

If opening day is any indication, Charlotte’s BakerEatery will be a hit in its new spot. The lunch crowds filled the space, and the shop ran out of bread, says Charlotte’s co-owner Susan Rocha. Not bad.

In case you haven’t stopped by yet, here are a few photos.

1. Charlotte’s still doesn’t have a real sign, so this does in a pinch:
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2. Look up, close to the ceiling, for menus:
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3. The coffee bar isn’t yet done. In the coming months, expect espresso and smoothie machines. Coffee comes from Fabiano’s:
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4. Unlike the old shop, the new Charlotte’s has lots of seating. Currently, the art on the walls is from local artist Iris Duarte’s Fig Tree exhibition, Rocha says.
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5. This piano hints at live music, during upcoming events called “Bread and Jam,” Rocha says.
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Missing from the photos are the cupcakes I bought. I ate them, then remembered the camera. Oh, well.

Responses to "A look at the new Charlotte’s"

This makes me so happy! And, of course you ate the cupcakes first! ;-)

Stephen says:

At Patrick Contreras’ Tower show, they were selling thier cupcakes for $1 apiece.

I bought $10, to share.

I promise I only ate 3.

note: i would have eaten more, but the other folks snatched up the red velvet’s quicker than i could deliver them.

Joan Obra says:

But of course. :)

Joan Obra says:

Ah, Red Velvet cupcakes. I wish Charlotte’s had them yesterday!

kiel says:

I’ve been a long time fan of Charlotte’s. I think the new spot to Tower’s main drag and added seating will be great for them.

Though, it does put them in more direct competition with Piedmonte’s. I hope both can survive and thrive.

Cindy says:

My co-workers and have been coming from downtown to get Charlotte’s for lunch for a long time. We think the new location is great, with lots of tables, much more space, and still the best sandwiches in town!

Iris Duarte says:

I have been going to Charlottes for years.
I am grateful to the owners for allowing me to display my artwork there.
It is all for sale. My website is http://www.idoarty.com
if anyone is interested in more information.
The food is great, now it’s bigger and plenty of room to sit inside and enjoy the atmosphere.
I know I will be going even more often for my favorite sandwich.
Iris Duarte