The National Building Museum announced local bakery SakuSaku Flakerie will open a cafe in the Museum’s Great Hall. SakuSaku Flakerie at the National Building Museum is a French bakery with a Japanese twist, inspired by the owner’s Japanese heritage. The Museum’s new cafe will offer their signature croissants, Kouign Amann, quiches and other delectable treats as well as coffee and a variety of beverages. The Museum has not had a café since it reopened after the pandemic-enforced closure in April 2021. “We are committed to giving our visitors unexpected and delightful experiences in what they see and do and now too in what they can eat and drink,” said Aileen Fuchs, President & Executive Director. “We prioritize innovation in our content and are thrilled to partner with SakuSaku Flakerie, an innovative bakery that also delights. We are excited to serve our visitors with this great amenity and to attract new audiences to learn, explore, relax, shop and enjoy the District’s best croissants.” Yuri and Jason Oberbillig’s flagship SakuSaku Flakerie bakery is in Washington D.C.’s Cleveland Park. Yuri, the baker, brings her Japanese upbringing to her inventive and flaky pastry recipes. She grew up in Kobe, Japan and finds influence in the delicate flavors of her homeland while experimenting with new and traditional flavors. She brings more than a decade of restaurant and bakery experience and brings an attention to detail and refinement to her flaky pastries. Jason works alongside Yuri, managing the business and overseeing designs and marketing. “SakuSaku is a Japanese word describing what it sounds like to bite into a fresh, flaky pastry,” said Jason. “I look forward to sharing our food with new audiences at the Museum and invite our followers to discover the Museum’s inspiring Great Hall and engaging exhibitions.” SakuSaku Flakerie at the National Building Museum is open Friday to Sunday 11 am to 4 pm. The National Building Museum is open Friday to Monday, 11 am to 4 pm; ***Beginning June 2 the Museum will be open Thursday to Monday, 11 am to 4 pm.
ABOUT SAKUSAKU FLAKERIE SakuSaku Flakerie, owned by Yuri and Jason Oberbillig, creates Japanese-French fusion pastries in Washington, D.C.’s Cleveland Park and the National Building Museum. Bringing years of experience at the best bakeries around the world, the Oberbilligs combine technical mastery with twists on traditional flavors to make unique creations. Follow SakuSaku Flakerie online at www.sakusakuflakerie.com and on Instagram.