Philadelphia-based vegan espresso store Grindcore House and patisserie Crust Vegan Bakery will open a joint enterprise within the West Philadelphia space this summer season. Both companies teased the collaboration on social media, conserving menu, location, and décor particulars secret. Aside from each enterprise being vegan, the types and choices of the 2 differ as Grindcore House has a punk-inspired aesthetic whereas Crust’s aesthetic is extra minimalistic. Mike Barone opened Grindcore House in 2010 in South Philadelphia, with a menu consisting of espresso, bagels, sandwiches, salads, and baked items—together with chocolate chip cookie sandwiches from Crust. In 2015, Shannon Roche and Meagan Benz established Crust and at the moment provides baked items to greater than 30 eateries. Once open, the brand new “secret” enterprise might be Crust’s first brick-and-mortar location. In addition to Crust, a number of wholesale vegan bakeries in Philadelphia have just lately remodeled into everlasting areas, together with Batter & Crumbs which is about to open a bake store in South Philadelphia.
Photo courtesy of Crust Vegan Bakery