The eatery will reportedly move from West Annapolis to a shopping plaza on Jennifer Road.
A West Annapolis eatery known for its healthy and local options is moving to a new location on Jennifer Road, according to a report in The Capital. The b.b. Bistro restaurant is leaving its spot on eclectic Annapolis Street to a larger and cheaper location at the Annapolis Plaza, in between Jo-Ann Fabric and Crafts and HH Gregg. The new location is near Trader Joe's, where the owners used to work. Owner Carla Lucente said the move was partially necessitated by a rise in rent. Currently known for breakfast and lunch, the bistro and coffee shop may extend its daytime hours and open on Saturdays at the new location. Read about b.b. Bistro's plans in The Capital. See more on Patch:
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It started with two women working at Trader Joe’s. Carla Lucente started a catering business on the side, and her co-worker and friend Stacey Jackowski began helping her. “We got along so well. We were very efficient together. And one day Carla said, ‘Do you want to open a restaurant together?’ The next day we started looking at real estate,” Jackowski said. “One month later, we signed a lease…unbeknownst to our husbands,” Lucente added. “We knew it was the right thing to do. One thing after another fell into place. We were searching for a coffee machine, and a gentleman walked in the door and said, ‘Do you guys need an espresso machine?’ We said, ‘Yes!’ and bought it for a quarter of what we would have spent.” Lucente envisioned local, …