Posts Tagged ‘Pleasant Pops’

Pleasant Pops Co-Owner on Obama’s Visit: ‘It Was Awesome’

"It's the kind of thing we've always been joking about for years," Roger Horowitz says.

Pleasant Pops Opens Second Location Downtown

The new spot serves coffee, pastries, and frozen pops, but no sandwiches and salads.

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 […]