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Sunlight poured through the windows of Lil' B on a recent morning, basking the case of fresh pastries in light and filling the small bakery and cafe with an inviting and easygoing feeling. The unseasonably warm and humid weather fit right in with the shop's Southern-influenced vibe.
Located inside the boutique Darcy Hotel (1515 Rhode Island Ave. NW), Lil' B "coffee bar and eatery" is the latest project by chef David Guas. Born in New Orleans, Guas is known locally for his work with Bayou Bakery in Arlington (the D.C. location closed this past April).
Guas calls Lil' B—the name comes from "little Bayou Bakery"——a more polished, yet still edgy, destination for his cooking.
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Travis moved to D.C. in 2007 has written about the city's diverse food scene for a number of outlets over the years, including Eater DC, Washington City Paper, Washingtonian and DCist, where he was formerly the food editor.