Already home to Crumble & Flake, Capitol Hill might be the next home for another stellar sweet shop: Bakery Nouveau. Owner William Leaman (seen here pulling fresh bread out of the oven) tells CHS blog the new shop will focus more on patisserie (over the top cakes, candies, and kick-ass sandwiches were mentioned).
Now, the bad news.
The new Nouveau is being planned in an unlikely space: a commercial unit in the East John Court development along 15th Ave. E. that has stood empty since the building's inception five years ago. The main problem stems from a lack of parking and an even bigger lack of restaurant infrastructure.
If Leaman can pull this off, it will be Nouveau's first expansion outside of West Seattle--something he was not even considering a year ago.