The Boston Business Journal reports that Crumbs, the high-priced cupcake chain with an outlet on Federal Street, has shut down. Apparently, the once hot cupcake market has cooled off (right, Todd?); we hear self-serve froyo is still going strong, in case anybody wants to move into the old Crumbs space.... Read more
The Boston Foodie reports people stood in line for two hours on Saturday for the opening of a new cupcake joint on Newbury Street:
In front of me was a mother and daughter, self-professed foodies. The mother asked me: "Do I really want to wait two hours? I could just come back tomorrow and pay the $2.75 for a taste of one." Good point.... Read more
Mike the Mad Biologist is mad that his neighborhood is getting another damn cupcake outlet, when residents can't even buy a loaf of fresh bread.
Observant Jews who might be jonesing for some serious cupcake action after Passover will have to avoid the new Crumbs on Federal Street - it's the only Crumbs that isn't kosher.
Sugar on Washington Street in Roslindale was selling these cupcakes today.
Megan shows us cupcakes by the bushel at yesterday's CupcakeCamp in Somerville.
Tspoon provides a little food porn from Sugar on Centre Street.
Carolyn Grantham alerts us to the existence of deep-fried cupcakes, at Kick Ass Cupcakes:
... We ate it walking down the street, our faces smeared with chocolate syrup and cream. It's not something one can consume delicately or with any pretense of sophistication. It's also something best shared; a whole one may just finish off a healthy person of average size. ...
Now if you have the cojones to call your cupcakes "KickAss" don't you think there should be a shred of that bravado in the product?
I heard about KickAss Cupcakes from a friend and the name was so enticing, that I couldn't wait to check it out. I've had delicious cupcakes from the hot spots in NYC and had hoped that this was a... Read more
Some Assembly Required and spouse head over to Davis Square for some of the new cupcakes; he reports they're either seriously over-priced at $2.75 or under-sized. He adds:
... Saturday we stopped in Ball Square to get a snack at Lyndell's bakery. They make some pretty great pastries; I'm quite partial to their raspberry danish. And they also make cupcakes, which are generously sized... Read more
Chef Brad Brown of the Blue Frog Bakery got really creative for Halloween this year and baked the cupcakes from every protective parent's nightmares. SPOOKY!