An Early Look at Le Caprice DC

An Early Look at Le Caprice DC
An Early Look at Le Caprice DC

Le Caprice DC’s strawberry-topped fruit tarts. Assortments of individual desserts can be ordered ahead for parties. Photograph by Jeff Martin

An Early Look at Le Caprice DC
An Early Look at Le Caprice DC

French hat cookies from the main display case are available for $8.95 a pound. Traditional macarons are also on offer; those are $11.99 per pound. Photograph by Jeff Martin

An Early Look at Le Caprice DC
An Early Look at Le Caprice DC

A religieuse, in which a little cream puff tops a larger one. Photograph by Jeff Martin

An Early Look at Le Caprice DC
An Early Look at Le Caprice DC

Ganache boats are another house specialty. Photograph by Jeff Martin

An Early Look at Le Caprice DC
An Early Look at Le Caprice DC

A baker prepares chocolate-walnut scones. Photograph by Jeff Martin

An Early Look at Le Caprice DC
An Early Look at Le Caprice DC

The bakery, which is already becoming something of a neighborhood hangout, offers free wi-fi. Photograph by Jeff Martin

An Early Look at Le Caprice DC
An Early Look at Le Caprice DC

An assortment of breads. Baguettes are baked early in the morning and then later in the afternoon for the after-work crowd. Photograph by Jeff Martin

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