The Boston Globe reports that Chef Evan Deluty, who runs Stella in the South End, is “passing papers” on the Charlie’s Sandwich Shoppe this week and plans to re-open the restaurant in 2015.
Charlie’s Sandwich Shoppe (love that it used the old time spelling of Shoppe) closed today. I can’t add anything to the story, except that I was a regular there for years. I pretty much ate my way through the breakfast menu, and must admit that it was the place I took anyone to when I was trying to impress them. It was that perfect, divvy, kind-of-hidden, I hope this-is-as-good-as-it-looks-and-smells kind of place. The closing is so sad and it is a great loss for the city, but especially for low-arts fans and students like myself. Because now I am certain that I will never learn how to make their incredible Turkey Hash. Though if you know me, you know I will never stop trying. Check out the full story at WBUR. Photo below from Jesse Costa/WBUR.