A look at what's going on in Trinidad, on H Street, and in the larger area north of Capitol Hill.

Thursday, April 10, 2014

WBJ: Frenchie's Launches Kickstarter to Open on H Street

The Washington Business Journal brings news that Frenchie's (which has previously sold croissants & pastries at the farmers markets around here, & I think also at Union Market) recently launched a Kickstarter effort in the hopes opening a brick & mortar shop right here on H Street. They haven't released an address yet, but wouldn't this be a fabulous edition to the east end of the Corridor (the west end already has decadent offerings courtesy of Batter Bowl Bakery at 403 H Street)? If you would like to see them open up, head over & show them a little love.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Would be great if they could open in the former Black Supermarket space, although I keep hearing something boring is moving in, like a non-profit or doctor's office.

Apr 10, 2014, 9:04:00 AM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

I would love it if they opened on the east end! I love croissants and someone seriously needs to make H Street Coffee House (cafe?) step up their game - the coffee, pastries, and decor are awful.

Apr 10, 2014, 10:05:00 AM

Blogger Alan Page said...

East end, please! We've already become spoiled by their goodies at the market on 13th (returning soon). Frenchies is great!

Apr 10, 2014, 3:04:00 PM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'll support this just to get another coffee shop alternative on the east end. Agree with anon 10:05, H Street Coffee isn't cutting it. God I miss Sova.

Apr 10, 2014, 6:57:00 PM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Another vote for the return of Sova. My only hope is that with so many people having the same feelings about H Street Cafe - that it will just be a matter of time before they morph into something else or close.

Apr 11, 2014, 8:35:00 AM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

"Decadent offerings".....you're so weird.

Apr 11, 2014, 8:45:00 AM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

+1 on missing Sova. While it had its quirks, it was a neighborhood joint where you would always feel comfortable and get a good coffee and drink. I have never quite felt comfortable at H St. Coffee. Though I hope something happens to change my opinion.

Apr 11, 2014, 1:44:00 PM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

since SOVA closed, I never stepped in the H street cafe

Apr 14, 2014, 12:06:00 AM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

What a joke! Do what the rest of us do when we start a business - take out a loan and/or lease your equipment. Work with your LL about getting some TI money and stretch your dollars to make it work.

Apr 15, 2014, 4:48:00 PM


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