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Seen any Whoopies in SD?

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pickypicky Mar 22, 2009 07:56 AM

I'm a Whoopie addict. I manage to let myself make them only, like, every two years, but the NYTimes just did a story on them-- (http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/18/din...) -- which made me realize I'm not alone in my guilty pleasure. Has anybody seen any Whoopies in a San Diego bakery or restaurant?

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    cstr RE: pickypicky Mar 22, 2009 11:41 AM

    If you can't find them locally, I can recommend this place. www.wickedwhoopies.com

    Worth the shipping.

    1. Enorah RE: pickypicky Mar 22, 2009 07:44 PM

      I do not know if she carries them, but Elizabethan Desserts in Encinitas may have them

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        pickypicky RE: Enorah Mar 23, 2009 06:45 AM

        Thanks for the suggestions, cstr and Enorah. I 'll call Elizabethan. I"ve mailordered from two places including Wicked Whoopies-- but not as good as my homemade.

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          cstr RE: pickypicky Mar 23, 2009 10:37 AM

          Homemade always rocks!

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            Ewilensky RE: cstr Mar 23, 2009 11:04 AM

            Saw that same article too and have been on the hunt...

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              pickypicky RE: cstr Mar 23, 2009 06:44 PM

              I didn't mean to be snarky, cstr. It's just that if I have to order and then pay shipping, something ought to be purty durn awesome. I also ordered from West Coast Whoopies. They arrived so smooshed that the order was repeated and doubled for free. But still didn't win me over. . . I've been making Whoopies for 25 years now and I just want someone to do it for me!

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          normalheightsfoodie RE: pickypicky Mar 23, 2009 11:21 AM

          The article said that both Whole Foods and Traders should carry them. I did not see them in Whole Foods, so I went to Traders with the NYT, and after careful reading, I think it is only the NYC stores that actually stock the item. I would love to try one though.

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            pickypicky RE: pickypicky Mar 23, 2009 02:23 PM

            I just saw that the NYT article gave a Whoopie recipe, which I missed the first time around. Maybe I'll try that. (I normally use the Maida Heatter recipe.) But I'm gladly patronize a bakery and let them do the work!

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              pickypicky RE: pickypicky Nov 13, 2009 06:19 AM

              Just sighted Whoopies at Trader Joe's AND Ralph's and did a dance of joy. I bought the TJ ones. They're passable. Give the general idea. Right feel and the filling is better than what I got in West Coast and Wicked. (Just lacking any chocolate taste and a little gummy-- which the mail order ones were too.) So now if they're in the commercial zone, why oh why are SD bakeries and cupcakers not on the Whoopie bandwagon yet?

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                jweg RE: pickypicky Nov 13, 2009 11:54 AM

                Saw them at Ralph's in LJ this week. OK but not like in Central PA but are ok in a pinch or a pique of whoopie desire

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                  pickypicky RE: jweg Nov 14, 2009 08:13 AM

                  me and whoopie desire. that's it.

              2. Dagney RE: pickypicky Nov 16, 2009 05:05 PM

                Ha! Urban Legend! I don't believe anything this divine exists.

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                  pickypicky RE: Dagney Nov 17, 2009 06:25 AM

                  make the nytimes recipe. then you'll wonder how long it will take whoopies to make it to SD. I think it took cupcakes about 10 years to hit the bakeries here.

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                  PAZLIE RE: pickypicky Nov 18, 2009 01:05 PM

                  I found them @ Ralphs on Cannon in Oceanside.They had Red Velvet,Carrot cake,Chocolate and Banana fllavors.I tried the Red Velevt they were wonderful!!!!!!!!!

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                    normalheightsfoodie RE: pickypicky Nov 18, 2009 04:41 PM

                    Crate and Barrel has a mix that you can buy:

                    http://www.crateandbarrel.com/family....

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