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Charlotte Russe...the realllll deal!

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sheilawrites Aug 28, 2013 06:52 PM

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???

  1. kosmose7 Aug 29, 2013 06:24 AM

    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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      sheilawrites Aug 29, 2013 06:55 AM

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

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      Sneakeater Aug 28, 2013 07:45 PM

      First, get a time machine . . . .

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        sheilawrites Aug 29, 2013 04:20 AM

        Very helpful...thanks!

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        kathryn Aug 28, 2013 07:13 PM

        Holtermann’s on Staten Island as of Feburary 2012:

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

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          sheilawrites Aug 28, 2013 07:26 PM

          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....

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            kathryn Aug 29, 2013 07:12 AM

            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.

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              sheilawrites Aug 29, 2013 07:51 AM

              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.

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                kathryn Dec 15, 2013 07:03 PM

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

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