If you enjoy waffles, you’re visiting enjoy exactly what Billy Kounoupis is formulating next.
The owner of Billy’s Midtown Restaurant in Allentown and Bethlehem has announced prepare for a brand-new restaurant, Waffle Express Cafe, right next door to his restaurant at Ninth and also Hamilton roads in Allentown.
Kounoupis expects to take possession of the space next week and also wants to open up as early as September or October.
His latest venture would debut prior to the Easton location of Billy’s Midtown Diner that Kounoupis revealed in April. That’s going in at the future Town hall as well as intermodal complex at 123 S. Third St.
Kounoupis keeps in mind the Easton area is still on the right track and also “when the outside is completed, service providers can begin to tie in every little thing else.” He imagines the Easton spot being completed by late November or very early December.
Yet, back to waffles.
The Waffle Express Coffee shop will certainly be a quick solution restaurant focused on morning meal as well as lunch, Kounoupis says. He describes it as a breakfast version designed in a comparable manner to Chipotle.
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As opposed to stuffing burritos as well as quesadillas, chefs at Waffle Express Cafe will certainly be tailoring waffles as well as breakfast sandwiches. Kounoupis says clients will certainly have the ability to choose from 30 to 40 ingredients – chocolate chips as well as bacon among them – for their waffles or breakfast sandwiches.
Kounoupis said he has his children to thank for the waffle concept.
“My children merely like eating waffles,” he claims, including that usually they ‘d state, “Just how about we make it such as this or just how regarding we include that?”.
“It was a wonderful explosion of flavors,” Kounoupis claims.
His child also obtained him to begin making omelets in a waffle iron for a brand-new preference and texture.
Kounoupis anticipates to have food selections and also illustrations of the space by next week.
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He says the inside of the dining establishment will certainly have a European look. It will have a couple of area tables, or guests could prefer to eat on the outside patio. Those on the run can customize their meal as well as go, he includes.
“People are so busy and also get on such light budget plans. I wanted something where they could possibly can be found in and also consume a terrific dish … under $6,” Kounoupis says.
Fridge freezers and also microwaves will certainly be absent from the brand-new room, with every little thing prepared fresh, to purchase – consisting of fresh-squeezed juices.
“Exactly what you see is just what you get,” he stated.
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