People who make green eggs and ham like this should be able to bake bread, cakes, and cookies that make you swoon.

People who make green eggs and ham like this should be able to bake bread, cakes, and cookies that make you swoon. BTW, Hi-Lo's will be closed from Sept. 7 to 21 to make some repairs.

Over my usual plate (above, 7 seconds in) at Hi-Lo’s 15th Street Cafe this afternoon, my lady and I were let in on what the crew has planned for the space formerly occupied by Luigi’s Bakery, vacant since Luigi’s death in May. Heidi and Lowell Yoxsimer, who own Hi-Lo’s and the Luigi space between them and the neighborhood bodega, are opening The 15th Street Bakery.

“It’s gonna be like artisan bread, kind of similar to what Luigi was doing,” Lowell told me this evening, “but we’re definitely not going to try to mimic that.”

Do look for lots of pies — miniature and full sized — cakes, muffins, and various specialty items.

“We’re looking at doing a lot more special order kind of stuff,” he said. “We’ve got a lot of people asking for gluten free, sugar free…”

Because of the way the bathroom is set up, Lowell says they’ll only be able to sell retail — read: no tables or silverware — but that loitering will be allowed, particularly in the space’s hallway that Heidi has plans to showcase local CDs and art.

Lowell hopes to have the bakery open between October 1 and 15. We’ll keep ya posted.

P.S. Hi-Lo’s will be closed from Sept. 7 to 21 for repairs. I’m sure The Family Pancake House will be open and serving banana splits.

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