D.C. espresso store Slipstream aiming to open in Ballston by early subsequent 12 months | ARLnow

D.C. espresso store Slipstream aiming to open in Ballston by early subsequent 12 months | ARLnow

D.C. espresso store Slipstream aiming to open in Ballston by early subsequent 12 months | ARLnow
Espresso store Slipstream set to maneuver into Ballston early subsequent 12 months (workers picture by Matt Blitz)

(Up to date at 11:45 a.m.) D.C-based espresso store Slipstream is trying to serve contemporary cups of joe in Ballston subsequent 12 months.

Slipstream is opening its first location outdoors of the District on the bottom ground of the Ballston Level constructing, at 4300 Wilson Blvd, down the road from Chipotle and close to the intersection with N. Glebe Street.

Whereas building has but to start out, Slipstream co-owner Ryan Fleming advised ARLnow, that the plan is to open in early 2023.

The espresso store and cafe at present has three places, all in D.C. It makes a speciality of single-origin espresso, loose-leaf teas, breakfast sandwiches, toast, and rice bowls.

Fleming mentioned they selected to increase Ballston as a result of it’s a “nice neighborhood that’s rising and has a mixture of enterprise and residential buildings.”

The Ballston store shall be much like the opposite places, however “tailored barely to suit the distinctive neighborhood.”

“With each location we open we try to enhance operations and repair, and this location will hopefully proceed that development,” Fleming mentioned. “We may have extra particulars on the operational adjustments nearer to opening.”

Slipstream will compete with a variety of current Ballston espresso outlets, together with Good Firm, Dunkin, Compass Espresso, Philz, and a number of Starbucks places.

Slipstream’s transfer to Ballston was famous on a retail leasing chart for the constructing considered by ARLnow. Additionally included within the doc is a brand new location for Japanese barbeque restaurant Gyu Shige, within the area previously occupied by Bangkok Bistro, which appears to have closed someday within the latter half of 2020.

Nonetheless, Gyu Shige representatives advised ARLnow that they’re, in reality, not shifting to Ballston and the one location they’ve and are at present planning to have in Virginia is within the Mosaic District.

The Ballston neighborhood has been in flux not too long ago. Throughout from the brand new Slipstream, Silver Diner is lastly set to open this fall 5 years after being first introduced. Close by, Buffalo Wild Wings is closing on the finish of this month.