Progress on Bakehouse; Coming Soon to 14th and T NW

by February 5, 2013 at 9:00 am 3 Comments

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Signs are up at Bakehouse on the 1400 block of T Street NW. (Luis Gomez Photos)

Things are coming along for the group of restaurants and cafes set to open along 14th Street NW this spring — one of which is Bakehouse.

“Our space on T Street is looking ever more like a bakery instead of a building site,” said Niall Cooper, who is opening the 1,100 square foot space bakery at 14th and T Streets with his wife, Lindsey Morse (just west of 14th on the north side of T).

According to Cooper, the interior walls are up and finished and most of the millwork is done. Some of the equipment and lighting fixtures are in place, and the duo just recently installed Bakehouse’s exterior sign.

“We hope to have the keys to the space handed over in the latter part of this month, with a soft opening in March,” said Cooper.

Bakehouse will seat roughly 14 people inside and will have a “good amount” of outdoor seating (Cooper estimates the outdoor space will hold another 10 patrons). However, Cooper predicts a large amount of the traffic will be takeout.

The menu will feature breakfast, lunch and dessert items, including a wide array of muffins, breakfast sandwiches (on a homemade English muffin), scones, cakes, candies, cupcakes, paninis and salads. Bakehouse will also offer coffee and specialty drinks from Zeke’s Coffee, a small roaster based in Baltimore.

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