Local coffee roaster French Truck Coffee (www.frenchtruckcoffee.com) announced the opening of its coffee shop at 217 Chartres St. It serves small batch coffees and teas and pastries and baked goods from Gracious Bakery (www.graciousbakery.com). It is open 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Owner Geoffrey Meeker also announced that a Baton Rouge location will open in July. The business has a coffee shop at 1200 Magazine St., a coffeeshop and cafe at 4536 Dryades St. and a location in Memphis, Tennessee. — WILL COVIELLO