September 30, 2010

Packaging Whore: Agnes Cupcakes (CPH)

by Anders Arhoj

A cupcake is like generic sex. Looks like an ok fun party from the outside, but when you dig in, it’s dull, sticky and in the end it just makes you wanna throw up. Right now, you’re probably thinking “Oh no, not another cupcake post. Weren’t cupcakes something that belonged to the 2000’s?” And yes, […]

January 26, 2009

Silverlake Cupcake (LA)

by Kayoko Akabori

Inspired by the Food Network’s Ace of Cakes (such creativity!!! I love them!), Sara and I took a cupcake break this weekend at Lark Cake Shop in Silverlake- it’s a darling little bakery on Sunset with gorgeous jewel-like cupcakes and cakes. Lark beholds a wonderous galaxy of wacky cupcake flavors that are (almost) too cute […]

May 19, 2008

Satisfying Your Sweet Tooth at Miette Confiserie (SF)

by Kayoko Akabori

Spent a day in San Francisco with my girl Vanessa- we walked around Hayes Valley, and stepped into this charming little candy shop, Miette. It’s a colorful fantasyland for anyone with a serious sweet tooth- you’re transported to a candy shop from the 1950s, with a huge selection of candies and chocolates, plus beautiful, organic […]

March 18, 2008

Cupcakes Amongst Tragedy

by Kayoko Akabori

Walking down towards work yesterday, I was rerouted several blocks due to the horrific crane incident on Saturday. 52nd was blocked off completely to 3rd Ave., and 2nd Ave. was a mess of dust and debris; firefighters and cops running around with walkie talkies; St. Patrick’s Day freaks; and tourists and NYers stopping to look […]

February 4, 2008

Cupcakes For Obama

by Erin Gleeson

The owners of Cupcake Cafe in Manhattan are clearly Obama supporters. One of them strolled into the Obama Campaign office last week in Lower Manhattan carrying a huge box of cupcakes to feed the little office packed with hungry volunteers. The office was bustling- so much to be done before Super Tuesday! Jack and I […]