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GULawKA Dec 2, 2008 09:58 AM

Hi all--I'm looking to deliver cupcakes to my husband's office (East Cambridge) on Friday for his birthday. I searched the Board and didn't see this topic addressed previously (I get the sense that there is a general consensus that the Boston cupcake scene needs improvement). Any suggestions would be much appreciated.

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    Christine27 RE: GULawKA Dec 2, 2008 11:30 AM

    Google Party Favors in Brookline. Their cupcakes melt in your mouth. they are located off of Beacon St.

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      pink dress RE: GULawKA Dec 2, 2008 11:53 AM

      I think Sweet delivers . . . I've seen their van down by my office in the financial district. Their cupcakes are delicious!

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        gramercyfoodie RE: pink dress Dec 4, 2008 02:32 AM

        We got our wedding cake (cupcakes) from there -- they delivered (but obviously big order) and everyone (including the biggest cupcake snobs) just LOVED them!!

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          jylze RE: pink dress Jan 31, 2009 05:40 AM

          we had sweet delivered for an office retirement party last night and they are great! more than that, they are adorable. at least 7 or 8 people skipped the food and headed straight for the cupcakes.

        2. SaraASR RE: GULawKA Dec 2, 2008 11:54 AM

          Sweet is Boston's only cupcake shop at the moment, and they deliver- www.sweetboston.com

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            autopi RE: SaraASR Dec 2, 2008 01:45 PM

            really? what happened to kickass cupcakes in somerville? we got cupcakes from them about 2 days ago. i know i've seen a car tooling around with their logo on it, so maybe they deliver too.

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              Allstonian RE: autopi Dec 2, 2008 02:52 PM

              Kickass Cupcakes is in Somerville, not Boston, though. And Party Favors (which Christine27 mentions above) is in Brookline - not to mention, I don't think they deliver.

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                SaraASR RE: Allstonian Dec 2, 2008 03:59 PM

                Exactly. Thanks for the clarification, Allstonian.

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                  BarmyFotheringayPhipps RE: SaraASR Dec 2, 2008 06:03 PM

                  Although Lulu's is in Boston, and they deliver. There's the unfortunate matter that their cupcakes are kinda awful, though, which is why I haven't mentioned them yet.

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                    justbeingpolite RE: SaraASR Dec 3, 2008 05:13 AM

                    Since the office is in East Cambridge, is Somerville out of range?
                    I think Kickass Cupcakes delivers:
                    http://www.kickasscupcakes.com/Order.php

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                      enhF94 RE: justbeingpolite Jan 30, 2009 03:34 PM

                      They do have a custom Kick*Ass car, too, so I'm pretty sure they do.

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              jpramas RE: GULawKA Jan 27, 2009 05:38 PM

              Your sense of the Boston cupcake scene is correct. Make your own or go to Lyndell's in Ball Square, Somerville and get old-school, cheap and tasty cupcakes. Kickass sucks really really hard. Lulu's is not so great. And Sweet is seriously hit-or-miss. All are overpriced. Alas, we have no Magnolia Bakery level cupcakes here in Boston yet.

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                autopi RE: jpramas Jan 27, 2009 06:19 PM

                i'd imagine that the OP figured her cupcake situation by now. in any case, i think kickass cupcakes are pretty good and that lyndell's sucks big time, so there you go.

                anyway, the whole notion of a "cupcake scene" is absurd. it's a fad that ran its course years ago.

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                BostonGypsy RE: GULawKA Jan 29, 2009 12:31 PM

                The cupcakes at Susu's Bakery in Wellesley are phenomenal. Not exactly in Boston but close by.

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                  RoseWethersfield RE: BostonGypsy Jan 30, 2009 11:06 AM

                  Two good places for cupcakes -- petsi's in somerville and quedabra in arlington. I'm not sure if either deliver.

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                    enhF94 RE: RoseWethersfield Jan 30, 2009 03:35 PM

                    Quebrada info, just to avoid confusion:
                    http://quebradabakingco.com/default.aspx

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                    SaraASR RE: BostonGypsy Jan 30, 2009 11:16 AM

                    huge cupcake fan... thanks for this tip!

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