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Charlotte Russe...the realllll deal!

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Can someone tell me if there is a place that sells the real old fashioned Charlotte Russe...the yellow cake and whipped cream with the push up bottom???

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  1. Holtermann’s on Staten Island as of Feburary 2012:

    http://www.capitalnewyork.com/article...

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    1. re: kathryn

      Thanks, Kathryn...I saw that. But I'm not hankering to go to Staten Island for fear of being disappointed when I taste it and it's not what I am longing for....

      1. re: sheilawrites

        I really doubt you're going to be able to find it in Manhattan but you should post on the Outer Boroughs board to ask if someone's seen it around and had one recently.

        1. re: kathryn

          Thanks. I grew up in New Jersey. I'm going to see if I can find any bakeries there who might have it or know where to find one.

          1. re: sheilawrites

            http://www.grubstreet.com/2013/12/van...

    2. First, get a time machine . . . .

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      1. re: Sneakeater

        Very helpful...thanks!

      2. I wish I knew. During the Bastille Day event held on 60th St. last month, they sold Charlotte Russe, made by French people... It was awesome!

         
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        1. re: kosmose7

          Anything the French make is awesome...but I'd settle for my not so awesome original Charlotte Russe!