Where Are They Now? Kevin Tien: Poke Pop to Himitsu
Happy 2016 and Thank You!
A year ago, we profiled Kevin Tien, who was then running a pop-up restaurant dedicated to poke (pronounced “poh-kay”). He was a pioneer in bringing the dish–a Hawaiian raw, marinated fish salad–to Washington, DC. Tien has now moved on from Poke Pop and taken raw fish to a larger venue as the co-owner of Himitsu […]
Warren Brown: CakeLove
A thank you from Start DC. Happy New Year! Do you have 2016 resolutions? I like this time of year to pause, reflect, and set an intention or two for the year ahead. In 2016, my resolutions include: Every year, I aim to travel to at least one country that I haven’t visited before. This year, […]
Warren Brown, DC entrepreneur, talks about his path to creating CakeLove. Fifteen years ago, Warren Brown took a break from his career as a lawyer to pursue a passion for baking. He never looked back. Brown’s leave of absence became the start of CakeLove, his DC-based bakery that launched in 2002. Founded on traditional cakes, CakeLove […]