Posts Tagged ‘Sprinkles’

Where Is D.C.’s Cupcake ATM?

There was quite a frenzy over the summer when the Post reported that Sprinkles planned to bring a 24-hour cupcake dispensing machine to D.C. The California-based cupcakery already has one in Beverly Hills, and supposedly would install another in Georgetown in August. So, what the heck ever happened to our cupcake ATM? A rep from Sprinkles […]

Cupcakes Bridge The Partisan Divide

It seems Congress does have a sweet side, despite the bitterness displayed this election cycle. Sprinkles brings word that 124 congressional offices participated in its Pay It Forward campaign, which allowed members of Congress to send a dozen free cupcakes to a representative of the opposing party. Unfortunately, Sprinkles' owners would not comment specifically on […]

Free Cupcakes: The Answer to Political Bickering?

Sprinkles launches a "Pay It Forward" campaign today in the hopes of sweetening some of the bitterness that typically accompanies party politics on Capitol Hill. The campaign, exclusive to the cupcake shop’s Georgetown location, encourages members of Congress to send an order of cupcakes to a senator or representative from the opposing party, who—if the […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Bad Coupon Deal Edition

The ChurchKey crew's new brewery will be called Bluejacket. [Post] Some photos of the new Bistro Bohem [Washingtonian] More photos of the new Boqueria [HuffPo] Get free cupcakes at Sprinkles. [Prince of Petworth] The suburban tavern with the reality TV makeover gets another makeover.  [Post] The seafood lasagna doesn't suck at Boxcar Tavern. [Roll Call] […]

Where Can You Get the Most Cupcake For Your Buck? (Hint: Not Georgetown Cupcake)

Last April, Y&H interviewed Cake Love's Warren Brown about how the District's first gourmet cupcake seller was dealing with all the new competition in town. Brown defended his prices (cupcakes cost $3.25 at Cake Love—50 cents more than rival retailer Georgetown Cupcake, for instance) by citing some recent price studies he'd conducted of his competitors. […]

Cupcake Wars Continue: Celebrity-Studded Chain Coming to Georgetown

In case you think the cupcake trend has run its course in the nation's capital, it's not quite over. A new national chain is looking to set up shop a few blocks from Georgetown Cupcake's flagship location on M Street NW. But this one is different, apparently. Sprinkles got its start in Beverly Hills, Calif., […]