Posts Tagged ‘Pleasant Pops’

Which Restaurants Have Raised The Most Through Crowdfunding?

When Pleasant Pops launched a Kickstarter campaign to open a cafe in the spring of 2012, crowdfunding was still a novelty for restaurant and bar owners. These days, everyone from food-truck operators to veteran restaurateurs is hitting up potential customers for money. So far, no local establishments have managed to entirely fund a new venture […]

Pleasant Pops No Longer All About the Pops

Frozen treats are just the tip of the popsicle stick at Pleasant Pops Farmhouse Market & Cafe. In fact, you might not even realize that the just-opened spot sells frozen pops upon first entering the space—well, if not for the Pleasant Pops name on the door, anyway. Instead, the blackboards over the counter advertise salads, […]

El Floridano Turns to Kickstarter for Restaurant Funds

Another food truck is turning to Kickstarter to raise money for its brick-and-mortar establishment. This time, it's international sandwich food truck El Floridano, which hopes to raise $30,000 for its restaurant and bakery Mothership, coming to 3301 Georgia Ave. NW. Chef/owner Stephan Boillon plans to serve baked goods and pastries, pizzas, small plates, and seasonal […]

Pleasant Pops’ Unofficial Poster Marketing

You may have noticed some vintage-looking posters of giant red popsicles around town, alongside the usual band posters and graffiti. Look closely and you'll see that the street art is promoting Pleasant Pops Farmhouse Market & Cafe, which is coming to Florida Avenue and 18th Street NW. A street marketing campaign from the guys behind Pleasant […]

Free Popsicle Alert!

The guys behind Pleasant Pops are giving out free popsicles today on K Street between 14th and 15th from noon to 3:30 p.m. Strangely, you can thank Qatar Airways for the freebies. The airline hired Pleasant Pops to give away the treats in front of its D.C. office as part of a social media campaign. […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: More Edible Union Station Edition

Taylor Gourmet is opening another storefront in Dupont Circle. [Eater] Kokeb Ethiopian opens on Georgia Avenue NW. [Prince of Petworth] Here's how the Pleasant Pops guys raised money for their new shop. [Post] Is New Belgium Brewing opening a retail store on 14th Street NW? [Borderstan] Tickets are now on sale for "Sound Bites" benefiting […]