Support

DC pop-up bakery at Mid City Caffe Friday 6-8pm

“Dear PoP,

I bake whoopie pies, and recently launched Whoops!, a DC pop-up bakery.

Similarly to a trunk show, or pop-up designer store, I’ll inhabit a location for an afternoon or evening and sell my whoopie pies directly to customers. I’ll be popping up at mid city caffe (1626 14th Street, NW) this Friday from 6-8, and am working to set up pop-ups at other restaurants, boutiques, bars, and galleries around the city in the following weeks.

Part of the pop-up goal is to explore the city and see if there is a neighborhood retail-vibe that seems right for the brand.

When it opens, Whoops! will have a make-your-own whoopie pie bar. Customers can choose their own cakes, pick out which frosting they’d like in the middle, and then choose from an array of “elements” to smoosh in between with the frosting. I see elements being anything from lemon curd, caramel syrup, crushed cookies and fresh fruit, to hot chocolate ganache, malt powder, and maybe even some weird stuff like bacon.

The whole point of the whoopie pie bar is to embrace the humor and fun in desserts. It’s the least serious course out there (although you might not think so from recent Top Chef Just Dessert episodes!) and people enjoy it the most when they take ownership over what they’re creating.”

Recent Stories

“Dear PoPville, Pizza PSA: Last week you posted an article about 1/2 price pizza at Wiseguys every Wednesday 2-4PM. I was at the Mass Ave location just now and was…

“Oslo Opera House and Munch Museum in background.” If you get a photo with any of your shirt/merch on your travels – please send a photo with where you went…

photo by Mr.TinMD “Dear PoPville, This is so random but do you have any information about a man who wears martial arts – like outfit who is runs very slowly…

“Jojo,College Park, getting his springtime sunshine fix” If you have any animal/pet photos you’d like to share please send an email to princeofpetworth(at)gmail(dot)com with ‘Animal Fix’ in the title and…

Join local sketch comedy legends (in our own minds) Brick Penguin for an evening of live, dark, rip-roaring sketch comedy. See D.C.’s longest-running sketch comedy group do what they do best, when they’re not performing across the country in places such as the terrifying Philadelphia, the gooey Chicago, the M&M Store-y New York City, and the crunchy Seattle.

Now, our last show may or may not have mentioned Taylor Swift, and we may have gotten into some trouble from confused Swifties who thought they scored a $15 ticket to a Taylor Swift concert. So, to apologize and clear up any confusion, we’ve decided to dedicate another show to her. We promise she might or might not appear this time.

Submit your own Announcement here.

IN COMMEMORATION OF THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE PASSING OF GIACOMO PUCCINI

JOIN US FOR OUR SPRING FUNDRAISER IN OUR EARLY-20TH CENTURY PARIS CAFÉ.

Step into the enchanting world of Giacomo Puccini as the Washington Opera Society proudly presents an extraordinary concert that brings the timeless beauty and passionate drama of Puccini’s operas to life.

Read More

Submit your own Announcement here.

PowerPoint Party in Adams Morgan

Make a funny or interesting PowerPoint presentation!

All the cool kids in DC are doing it!

Make a 7 minute or less PowerPoint presentation on whatever you want!

Read More

Authors & Insights: A conversation with author Carlos Lozada

How do people in power reveal themselves through their writings? Hear what author Carlos Lozada thinks in this upcoming discussion with Ashley Parker.
Please join us for our next Authors & Insights event, as New York Times opinion columnist Carlos

×

Subscribe to our mailing list