Posts Tagged ‘D.C. Cupcakes’

Yesterday’s Love

At 4:06 p.m. on a sunny Thursday afternoon, 36 people are standing in line along 33rd Street NW, waiting to cross the threshold into trendy Georgetown Cupcake. And waiting. And waiting. Two minutes later, the queue has swelled to 48. “We’re prepared to wait as long as it takes,” says Barbara Beucler of Franklin Lakes, […]

Food News You Can Use: Is D.C. a ‘Food City’? Are You Tired of People Asking?

There's lots of news to pass along, so let's not waste time with idle blog-chat. The Prez parties at graham elliot in Chicago for his 49th. [Obama Foodorama] Is D.C. a "food city" or just a second-rate Big Apple? [Grub Street] Metrocurean is getting a facelift, complete with video. [Metrocurean]

Last Week’s Greatest Hits on Young & Hungry

The big news from last week was not that Spike Mendelsohn again dominated readers' attention — it's apparently humanely impossible to resist the draw of a local celebrity chef — but that Budweiser's Select 55 finally fell out of the Top 5! The Beerspotter's original item had been a Top 5 performer for almost a […]

Twitter-verse to Georgetown Cupcake Fans: You’re Insane!

The reaction was swift (and harsh) to last week's photo of people sweating outside for their chance to buy a Georgetown Cupcake. Here's a sample of what the Twitter-verse had to say: @Staceyviera: (Ppl are sheep. SHEEP!) @ja3: More proof that people will always exceed my expectations for stupidity.

Last Week’s Greatest Hits on Young & Hungry

Spike Mendelsohn's now-it's-open, now-it's-not pizzeria continued to attract readers in droves to the Y&H blog, probably because no one had any clue when the joint would actually open. It's supposed to launch today. The week was marked by some other high-trafficked items, including the latest food trucks coming to our streets this summer. Take a […]

It’s 100 Degrees Outside, but People Still Need Their Cupcakes

I was just driving through Georgetown about an hour ago when I snapped this picture. Best I can tell, there are nearly 40 people waiting in line to get their Georgetown Cupcake. Not just waiting in line, mind you, but waiting in line on a brick sidewalk on a 96-degree day (which feels like 102, […]

Last Week’s Greatest Hits on Young & Hungry

Young & Hungry has become Spiked TV or something like that. For the second week in a row, Spike Mendelsohn has dominated the blog, both with the news of his New York-style pizzeria, due to open today, and with the old, never-say-die story about his apartment eviction on Capitol Hill. Take a look at the […]

Last Week’s Greatest Hits on Young & Hungry

You've been Spiked. Y&H Nation couldn't get enough of Spike Mendelsohn last week. The news that Herr Burgermeister was close to opening his We, The Pizza enticed hundreds of you to read more about his Big Apple pie plans — and to re-read about his past troubles with a Capitol Hill landlord. Take a look […]

‘D.C. Cupcakes’ Debuts on July 16 on TLC

In turning to sisters, Sophie LaMontagne and Katherine Kallinis, TLC is hoping the business partners can carry some the huge, frosting-on-top success of their Georgetown Cupcake over to the Discovery Communications' channel. Or at least carry it through a long, hot summer. D.C. Cupcakes, the six-part TLC series about the sisters and the thrills and […]

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