Posts Tagged ‘Warren Brown’

The Shopping Channel: Why Restaurants Are Drawn to the Shiny Lights of Grocery Store Shelves

The hummus and harissa preparations began just before midnight, after the customers and staff cleared out. The Cava Mezze retail team worked through the night at what was then their sole restaurant location in Rockville. They’d use blow dryers to seal on the plastic over their containers of dip and package it all up on […]

Love Café, R.I.P. (2003-2012)

The lingering cupcake craze appears to have suffered its first major casualty: Love Café, the lounge-y across-the-street counterpart to Warren Brown's pioneering U Street bakery Cake Love, is apparently shutting its doors later this month. "Love cafe was wonderful fun, but after 8 great years says adieu Jan 29!" owner Brown reports via Twitter. Another […]

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, […]

Quick Feeding: Amid Cupcake Influx, Warren Brown Bolsters His Empire

Moving Around the Corner: In case you thought the D.C. area's continued influx of new cupcakeries and other bakeries hawking frosted treats might be putting pressure on Warren Brown and his Cake Love enterprise, the veteran lawyer-turned-baked-goods empresario is not bending under the pressure! While he is shutting down his CakeLove location in Silver Spring, […]

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