Canadian-Latvian Elmars Tannis arrived in Latvia in 1992 with 10,000 Canadian Dollars, a business partner, and a dream to start a pizza restaurant. Now, 14 years later, that dream has grown into the popular 11-venue strong Pizza Lulu chain and much, much more. Not too long ago, Čarlstons was one of the only few places you could go in Riga to get a good Cesar salad. Today things have certainly changed, and the restaurant scene is much more diverse and international. Still, to this day, Čarlstons is adored by locals and expats alike.
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