French Bakery Owner Adding Second Location in Market Arcade

Sept. 14, 2018
Pastry by Camille's crepes include traditional French buckwheat crepe with Gruyere, ham and egg. (Andrew Galarneau/Buffalo News)
Pastry by Camille’s crepes include traditional French buckwheat crepe with Gruyere, ham and egg.

French pastry chef and restaurateur Camille LeCaer is planning a crepe-centered café downtown, in the Washington Street end of the Market Arcade building.

Savory and sweet crepes, croissants and coffee will be mainstays of the brief menu, he said. There will also be buckwheat waffles and macarons, the delicate French sandwich cookie.

“We’re not to go crazy at the beginning,” said LeCaer. “For now, I want to make sure it makes sense.”

The 500-square-foot space in the Washington Street end of 617 Main St. will be aimed at weekday breakfast and lunch seekers downtown. It will be open 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

It’ll be a place to grab a quick bite and a coffee on the go, he said. “It has to be fast, so people can come in, and go, they only have a short time.”
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