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Patisserie Poupon owner will open Charles Street cafe

Joseph Poupon, the owner of Patisserie Poupon, is preparing to open a cafe version of his patisserie downtown.

Cafe Poupon will be located in the cafe space at 225 N. Charles St. The storefront space adjoins the Grand Historic Venue, the former Masonic Lodge now operated as an event space by the Embassy Suites Baltimore - Inner Harbor hotel.

Unlike the Jonestown patisserie on Baltimore Street, which sells only pastries, the new location will offer a menu similar to that at Poupon's store on Wisconsin Avenue in Washington, namely breakfast and lunch fare like omelets, quiches, brioche and baguette sandwiches and salad nicoise.

The Charles Street location will prepare and sell almost all of the tarts, cakes and pastries offered at the original Jonestown location, except perhaps for the largest sheet cakes, Poupon said.

The Baltimore Street location opened in 1986, Poupon said, and the Georgetown location opened in 1997.

Poupon said he hopes to have Cafe Poupon open by the end of January.

"I like the space," Poupon said. "We're pretty much ready to go." 

In addition to its retail operations, Patisserie Poupon sells individual versions of its desserts to restaurants.

 

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