It seems unfair to combine Violet's Bakery in Pasadena with the previous post. If I were to sum of my entire year in Los Angeles in relation to food, one word comes up: cupcakes. So when my friend and former coworker Jammie raved about Violet's Cupcake in Pasadena I had to visit. Her petite figure... Continue Reading →
Working out of Orange County, I thought I was out of the range of any cupcake places until I discovered there was a Sprinkles Cupcakes in Newport Beach. It's the second store in Southern California aside from the one in Beverly Hills. The Newport Beach location is a mere 7 miles a way from my... Continue Reading →
I couldn't resist stopping by My Little Cupcake in Studio City before work this past Saturday. It seems a little dangerous to have a cupcake place so close to where I live but I could always use the extra sugar to get me through a weekend shift. This cupcakes at this shop certainly filled that... Continue Reading →
I blame falling victim to singing The Smiths' "Ask" Monday night to a sugar high. Specifically cupcakes and some chocolate pudding made from scratch from Susie Cakes in Brentwood.I discovered Susie Cakes on the Chowhound message board during one of my long Saturday night shifts at work. After all my deadlines have passed, I always... Continue Reading →
. I can be so lucky. I come into work Friday morning and there is a pile of cupcakes a desk away from me free for the taking! Caramel cupcakes to be exact and a sample batch tested for the upcoming Food section on... CUPCAKES! I'll be buzzing all morning...
Do you ever want something so bad, you're convinced it will somehow change your life? That's how I feel about this book. I imagine cooking up little batches of whimsical cupcakes every Tuesday or perhaps Wednesday to bring to work. But first things first ... I need a cupcake pan! I don't think my mini... Continue Reading →