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Birthday cake for Brown Student!!!

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rjlebed Nov 2, 2010 12:06 PM

I am looking to purchase a wonderful birthday cake for a Brown University Student. Need to have it delivered to campus. Any suggestions from anyone?!!

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    darngoodchow RE: rjlebed Nov 2, 2010 02:14 PM

    Coincidentally, today is my son's18th birthday and he is a Brown student. I contacted City Girl Cupcake on 99 Weybosset Street in Providence. They delivered a dozen cupcakes to him today. It was a successful delivery and my son said that the cupcakes were fresh and good.

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      rjlebed RE: darngoodchow Nov 2, 2010 03:39 PM

      Happy Birthday to your son! Hopefully he is enjoying Brown. My son is a sophomore and LOVES it. Last year I got him a cake from Pastiche but had to have it delivered by messenger which cost a bundle. I was hoping to get him a cake again but this cupcake idea is a good fall back! Thanks!

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      nfc RE: rjlebed Nov 2, 2010 06:24 PM

      Try Whole Foods. Cakes there are very good and whole foods might deliver.

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        ksmitty413 RE: rjlebed Nov 4, 2010 05:29 PM

        Try La Salle Bakery http://www.lasallebakery.net/ they may deliver & they have amazing cakes!

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          spiritmom7 RE: rjlebed Nov 4, 2010 06:37 PM

          I second the motion on Pastiche. It is a sweet little gem of a neighborhood bakery. We bought a birthday cake for my husband there a couple of years ago (on the way home from visiting our son at Brown!) and it was one of the best cakes we'd ever had. (I am a baker and my standards are high!). To save delivery costs, I would recommend asking a friend of his to pick it up. Good luck!

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            rjlebed RE: spiritmom7 Nov 4, 2010 06:56 PM

            Decided to go with the one that I know is good and ordered a cake from Pastiche! Got a cab to pick up the cake and deliver. Thanks for the thoughts everyone!

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