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mini cupcakes and fried chicken

happylemon Oct 8, 2008 08:06 AM

I work for a high maintenance entertainment group and we get lots of interesting requests to accomodate different artists.

This morning, I received a last minute request for tomorrow night:

1. 400 mini cupcakes

2.GOOD fried chicken that can be picked up or delivered

I am having a hard time finding a bakery to accomodate the request for cupcakes, any advice would be super appreciated.

I am not sure who does good, fried chicken in the city. ANY suggestions are also super appreciated.

Thanks in Advance!


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    Truffles RE: happylemon Oct 8, 2008 08:13 AM

    Harlem for fried chicken?

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      chyxx RE: happylemon Oct 8, 2008 08:53 AM

      I saw mini-cupcakes at Miss Cora's Kitchen in kensington market:

      Also at BakeSale on Bloor St (just a bit west of Royal York).

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        DRD RE: happylemon Oct 8, 2008 09:20 AM

        Babycakes (Kubo on Queen East) will do miniature cupcakes on special order

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          childofthestorm RE: happylemon Oct 8, 2008 09:30 AM

          Harlem is a good choice for fried chicken, although they douse it with a honeyish sauce that wouldn't travel well so that should go on the side. I always loved Cajun Corner's version when they were in Leslieville, not sure if the move to Laird has affected the taste but can't imagine it would.

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            Suresh RE: happylemon Oct 8, 2008 10:05 AM

            Try Sweet Escape Patisserie in the distillery for the cupcakes.
            Hands down, they make the best cupcakes in the city, and trust me, I have tried them all.
            Jason and Michelle might be able to help you.

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            1. re: Suresh
              foodie_guru RE: Suresh Oct 8, 2008 10:11 AM

              What types of cupcakes are you looking for and where are you located?

            2. Rudiger RE: happylemon Oct 8, 2008 10:54 AM

              For mini-cupcakes: http://www.thecupcakeshoppe.ca/pricin...

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                miranda RE: happylemon Oct 8, 2008 11:59 AM

                Urban Fare Catering has mini cupcakes and fried chicken...416 532 1010....Miranda

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                  goodcookiedrift RE: happylemon Oct 8, 2008 01:14 PM

                  I'm not kidding. Popeye's has a pretty solid fried chicken.

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                    pinstripeprincess RE: goodcookiedrift Oct 8, 2008 01:31 PM

                    i was going to say.....

                    they can also likely most reliably pack it for you so that it remains nice and crisp. just stay away from any sides.

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                    happylemon RE: happylemon Oct 8, 2008 02:49 PM

                    Dear CHers

                    Thank you so much for all your help.

                    Harlem is very accomodating and nice; they are just starting to do catering and were very happy to help.

                    Cupcakes on short notice wasn't possible for any bakeries suggested; most thought I was out of my mind for not giving them at least one week's notice. I ended up ordering from a catering company who outsources their baking...I hope they are good...


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