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Republic Kolache to Prime the Pumps at Bardo

Lone Star Staters jonesing for homespun pastries Saturday can feed that need — for free! — during Republic Kolache’s preview party.  

Republic Kolache's five-spice cherry creation. (Screenshot)

Republic Kolache's five-spice cherry creation. (Screenshot)

The startup bakery is hosting a sneak peek event at Bardo Brewpub (1200 Bladensburg Road NE) from 2 to 5 p.m.  

In addition to the gratis samples (while supplies last), co-founders Chris Svetlik and Brian Stanford are offering up live folk music; Bardo is on the hook for liquid refreshments (long live the Chuck Brown Ale !), although that's slated to be a cash bar situation.  

That same day, Team RK is projected to launch a Kickstarter campaign to help ramp up the official rollout.  

“We’re in the process of investing in a few pieces of machinery/equipment to help us scale up the baking operation for our opening, and we’re humbly asking our fellow kolache enthusiasts to pitch in,” the entrepreneurs explained via email.  

Contributors stand to be rewarded with official gear.  

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Diehard fans might prefer to invest in sweet (or savory) repayment options.  

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