Saturday, April 20, 2013
Located in the Village at Leesburg, the bakery and coffee shop provides more gourmet bakery options for residents.
Cupcakes Actually, a locally owned gourmet bakery, opened its doors in the Village at Leesburg this week. The site marks the second location for the business, which has grown significantly since opening at Fairfax Corner in 2008. Co-owned by Susan Woodhouse and her sister, Jen, the cupcake bakery features gourmet flavors such as Gold Nugget, Vanilla Bean and Italian Stallion. There are also three signature cupcakes that are dipped in top-coats of chocolate and caramel. Each cupcake is made daily from scratch, using custom recipes and premium local ingredients. One of the highlights of the shop is the specialty coffee bar. Inside seating provides space for patrons to relax and enjoy coffee and dessert. Cupcakes Actually Suite 108 1607 …
Friday, January 11, 2013
Shoes Cup and Cork Club owners will focus on new sandwich shop in Frederick, Md.
Shoes Cup and Cork Club, a favorite coffee shop among locals, closed its doors over the Christmas holiday, leaving empty what had become a favorite spot next to Lightfoot Restaurant in downtown Leesburg since it opened there in 2009. But the owners, Ed and Jane Shihadeh, have plans for another store over the river: They're opening a new sandwich shop in Frederick, Md. The shop, called Philly Rabe's, will be located at 241 N. Market St. in Frederick. In a phone interview with Patch, Ed Shihadeh said the new shop will feature Philadelphia old world-style sandwiches, much like the ones he and his wife enjoyed while growing up in the Philadelphia area. Shihadeh said they anticipate the shop will open by this Monday. "We decided to move our …
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
The owners of the coffee shop held a ribbon-cutting on Saturday to mark the occasion.
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
LoCo Beans opened Saturday morning with a ribbon cutting, making it Leesburg's newest coffee shop. Established in 2011 by Chau Pham and Paul Modolo, LoCo Beans is located at 114 South Street SE, and brings the flavor and aroma of fresh roasted coffee to the historic downtown area. Operating out of the little red silo at the north end of Market Station, LoCo Beans’ fresh roasted coffee is available for sale onsite, at a growing number of stores and coffee shops throughout Loudoun County, as well as online. Leesburg Economic Development Manager Marantha Edwards said the town's residents and visitors have come to anticipate a unique downtown experience and a stop at LoCo Beans will be a welcome addition to the variety of options. “We are …
Friday, December 3, 2010
King Street Coffee offers a warm atmosphere and a variety of gifts for the coffee lover in your life.
Warm and inviting, King Street Coffee is right at the beginning of Downtown Leesburg, on the corner of South King Street and Royal Street. Leesburg natives may remember the location as housing The Coffee Bean for many years, but it re-opened in September with a new name and a new owner, Kimberly Nevin. King Street Coffee features beverages made from locally roasted beans from Winchester Coffee Roasters. The fresh beans are one of the main things that sets King Street Coffee apart from the chain retailers like Starbucks. "I think our coffee just tastes better," said Meredith Kope, an employee. Kope is a big fan of her place of employment, having started working there when it was the Coffee Bean, back in 2003. For holiday giving, Kope …
Friday, November 5, 2010
Visiting places both new and old in Leesburg
I grew up in Leesburg, but after high school, I left the town for a decade. Now that I'm back, I'm constantly amazed by all of the new stores and restaurants in town.I love exploring Leesburg now, both on my own and with my family, and visiting both the old favorites and the new discoveries. One of my new favorite places is Shoes Cup & Cork Club, located at 17 N. King St., in Historic Downtown Leesburg. I'll admit that it was the free wi-fi that initially drew me to the coffee shop, but it's the delicious coffee and food that keeps me coming back. The fare at Shoes goes way beyond typical coffee shop selections, which is good, because one can only have so many scones. In addition to an assortment of pastries and hot breakfast …