You may have heard of the home-run bakery called Miss Kitty’s before at various pop-up bake sales and homebrew events in South Philly, but this business has even bigger plans beyond just baked goods. Not only will Miss Kitty’s one day have a physical storefront, but the bakery’s owner is envisioning a combination bakery and bar to open in the Newbold or Point Breeze areas.
Miss Kitty’s is currently working to secure funding for this project, before diving into the hunt for a location in the neighborhoods the business calls home.
If this project comes to fruition, plans for Miss Kitty’s would include a cafe and bar areas, with both open from noon until midnight, seven days a week. The business would aim to start out offering the baked goods currently sold through Miss Kitty’s, along with a bar space for a different feel. After about six months of operation, owner Misty Vaught would then like to add a soul food menu, and eventually a brunch option on weekends.
Vaught, who has lived in the area since 2008, came up with this plan because she believes that the options on the west-side of Broad Street are “limited and too similar.”
Since Vaught is deeply rooted in the community where she lives, she hopes that this business can contribute back to the community by composting food scraps and hosting various fundraising events for local non-profit organizations.
Although it will be some time before you see this combination bakery and bar, you can keep up with Miss Kitty’s on Facebook as they continue through the process of developing the business.