Pflugerville's Nearby Coffee Co. opens, French pastry house launches in Bee Cave: News from Central Texas

Nearby Coffee Co. is located at 16921 Joe Barbee Drive, Unit B, Pflugerville. (Courtesy Nearby Coffee Co.)
Nearby Coffee Co. is located at 16921 Joe Barbee Drive, Unit B, Pflugerville. (Courtesy Nearby Coffee Co.)

Nearby Coffee Co. is located at 16921 Joe Barbee Drive, Unit B, Pflugerville. (Courtesy Nearby Coffee Co.)

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Nearby Coffee Co. opens in Pflugerville

Nearby Coffee Co. opened a brick-and-mortar coffee shop Aug. 3. The roastery is located at 16921 Joe Barbee Drive, Unit B, Pflugerville.

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With restaurants forced to operate at limited capacities during the pandemic, business owners have innovated their approaches. This is particularly salient for local restaurants that opened just days before the initial restrictions went into effect in March.

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Bee Cave French pastry house Foliepop's opens for online orders

Foliepop’s, a new french pastry and coffee house cafe at the Hill Country Galleria, opened for online orders July 29 with daily pickup and deliveries available starting Aug. 2. The cafe located at 13420 Galleria Circle, Bee Cave, was initially set to open in the spring but was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Kelsey Thompson, Taylor Jackson Buchanan and Amy Rae Dadamo contributed to this report



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