Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Business

French pastry cafe opens in Largo

LARGO — A cafe with French pastries made in-house held its grand opening this month in the heart of downtown Largo.

Evermore Cafe offers a menu of sandwiches, salads and coffee at 325 W Bay Drive Unit 4B in the West Bay Village plaza with the slogan "For everyone every day," said co-owner Laura Guroian.

Paninis run from about $4.50 to $6 and coffee from $1.80 to $2.70. Desserts include pastries and Mediterranean cookies, the majority made in the shop by a French pastry chef.

The opening of the shop brings a new business to the city's downtown district, which commissioners have prioritized for redevelopment. That's what drew Guroian and her business partner, Nazim Ali — an associate owner of the plaza — to the area.

"The city is interested in expanding the downtown area and bringing in new small business," she said, "so we felt that this was a really good opportunity for our concept."

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