Metro Weekly, January 16, 2020: Eight years ago, Russwin Francisco was faced with reinventing a legendary D.C. leather store. In the process, he created a new, lasting icon: Bite the Fruit.
“We’re sort of like a hospitality booth,” says Russwin Francisco. “‘Oh, you forgot your toothpaste?’ We’re kind of like that.” Except at this “hospitality booth,” the items in question aren’t minty fresh mouthwash, but rather poppers, vibrators, and lube. “‘Did your silicone cock ring snap? We have that!’ Actually, what a lot of people say is, ‘Somebody stole my silicone cock ring.'”