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Oct 27, 2008 12:26 PM

Crumb's Bakery did it open yet and Stamford CT

have you gone yet, how it is if it is open and what was good?

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  1. As of last Thursday, it wasn't open yet.

    1. The word is it opens tomorrow, 10/28 according to their Web site:
      Looks like Westport and New Canaan locations are coming in 09.

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      1. re: A avenue

        if so, supposedly according to Stamford Talk, they give away free samples the first day... limited, so you need to get there early.

      2. Here's the scoop, according to The Lunchbreak Chronicles blog on the Advocate:

        1,000 FREE cupcakes to be given away beginning at 8 a.m. this Thursday (10/30) and Gary "Baba Booey" of Howard Stern show fame will be at Crumbs on Saturday at 4.

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        1. re: A avenue

          Do they sell anything besides cupcakes. Not a big cupcake fan.

        2. I stand corrected! They are open today, 10/29!

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          1. re: A avenue

            A avenue: Let me know if you go if it is worth the gas or not. Thanks

            1. re: nbermas

              Just had half a red velvet cupcake from Crumbs. Half because the cupcakes are pretty big. They are moist and taste great even without the frosting (of which there is plenty!) I just wish I had some milk handy to go with it. It was good, but very sweet and will probably cost me an extra 20 mins of cadio at the gym. They also sell smaller cupcakes but those don't seem to be as fancy. A co-worker had a chocolate one with some type of chocolate custard in the center and chocolate frosting that looked absolutely decadent. She is a choco-holic and said it was one of the best chocolate cupcakes she'd had.

              They had other things there besides cupcakes - cookies and some pastries - and a pretty serious looking espresso machine that looks like it might give Starbucks next door a run for its money (if they know how to work it right.) At $3.75 a piece, it's a bit of a sticker shock, but the cupcakes are large enough to split I think. A nice treat, indeed!

              1. re: A avenue


                Thank you for the update, I will get there one of these days. Thank you very much.

          2. Just finished a quick cupcake tasting - I gotta tell you, these are really really good. I bought 6 cupcakes tonight and I just had a little piece of each of them. Now please mind when I say tasting, I literally cut off a teeny bit of each and tasted - I did not make it anywhere near to the middle of the cupcake where buttercream may or may not be lurking. Tonight I tasted the Reeses, Carrot, Oreo, Devildog, Pumpkin, & Smores. I know, sounds disgusting. It wasn't though.

            Hands down, the Devil dog was my favorite. The cake was so moist & soft, and the buttercream wasn't that sugary gross stuff - more like the texture of a sweet cool whip. Really light.

            Overall, the chocolate cupcakes were far superior (Devil, Oreo, and Smores). The carrot cake was very good. Pumpkin was a little disappointing, as was the Reeses.

            Please note, I will continue sampling these cupcakes STRICTLY for the sake of Chowhound later tonight & tomorrow, so these initial reactions are subject to change, particularly if I hit some sort of buttercream in the middle.
            Then, I will be on the treadmill for 24-48 hrs :)

            At $3.75 each, yes they are expensive. They do have regular cupcakes at $2.25 a piece as well. But the larger cupcakes, IMO, are worth the money. Each one is more than enough for 2 people.

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            1. re: amanda3571


              Thanks for the report, what a good excuse though. I will try that for now on whenever I want something to eat I really shouldn't eat, eat it for the sake of chowhounds. I am very happy that the chocolate is good what what other chocolate do you compare it to?