Slipstream Cocktail & Coffee to launch in Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C. – Slipstream, a new coffee and cocktail business with its flagship location set to open along 14th Street in Logan Circle in Washington, D.C., will open in spring 2014. Slipstream will focus on service,e as well as the journey of coffee from source to sip and will complement the coffee with crafted cocktails in the evening.
Founders Ryan Fleming and Miranda Mirabella will partner with Madcap Coffee Company, a specialty coffee roaster based in Grand Rapids, Mich. and Washington, D.C., and Slipstream will share a space with Fathom Creative, a creative agency headquartered in D.C. Complementing the coffee, the new shop will serve crafted cocktails in the evening
"A slipstream is an area of reduced resistance behind a moving object,” said Fleming. “Similarly, our shop will reduce the resistance of the normal coffee and cocktail experience with unique service that pulls customers through in an effortless fashion.”
Bar Louie opens in St. Charles, Mo.
St. Louis — Bar Louie will open its newest location on January 21 in St. Charles, Mo.
It will be the chain’s fifth Missouri location. The 6,484-sq.-ft. bar and eatery will seat 241 patrons.
Fuddruckers enters Dominican Republic market
Houston — Fuddruckers has opened its first Dominican Republic restaurant in Santo Domingo through a partnership with franchisee Eduardo J. Gadala-Maria and Giancarlo Bonarelli.
The 3,500-sq.-ft. unit opened in Galeria 360, one of several new shopping malls in the city. Galeria 360 features 120 stores and restaurants plus a large movie theater.