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Georgetown Cupcakes - Arriving in the Fall

liu May 15, 2012 02:37 PM

Recently, I have heard rave reviews from various sources of Georgetown Cupcakes. I just learned that they are coming to Los Angeles (143 South Robertson Boulevard) in the Fall.

Has anyone tried one or three of these? Are they anything that we don't already have here?

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    namstermonster RE: liu May 16, 2012 06:26 PM

    !! woot woot!!

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      liu RE: namstermonster May 16, 2012 07:46 PM

      Can you show a little more enthusiasm?

      Have you tried them or do you know anyone who has?

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        Azizeh RE: liu May 17, 2012 12:27 AM

        I had them when I visited DC last year and I thought they were very good. I've never been a fan of the ones sold at the cupcake shops, but this was the exception. I remember there being a line out the door and they were bringing out fresh cupcakes at 9pm. I only recall the salted caramel, which was fantastic.

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          liu RE: Azizeh May 17, 2012 08:27 AM

          Thanks for posting your experience with these Georgetown cupcakes, Azizeh.
          Your rave review has me interested now!

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          namstermonster RE: liu May 17, 2012 12:44 PM

          sorry, i would've commented in detail had i tried them. i've been wanting to and was looking forward to my next visit to dc in a few months to check them out. utterly excited that they're making their way here!! :D

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            liu RE: namstermonster May 17, 2012 12:52 PM

            I'll look for your report when you return from D.C.

            Which location there will you try, Georgetown or Bethesda?

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              namstermonster RE: liu May 17, 2012 01:43 PM

              most likely georgetown...closer to where my fam lives in annandale. if the la one happens to open earlier, i'll be looking for ur report!! :)

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        AndrewF RE: liu May 18, 2012 10:19 AM

        As a DC transplant, I will say that they are good, but they were not my favorite in the city. GC is a marketing machine, albeit with the goods to back it up, but you're really not going to get anything you probably haven't had already. But good food is good food, and more of it is never a bad thing.

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          namstermonster RE: AndrewF May 18, 2012 11:36 AM

          andrew, out of curiosity, what is your favorite??

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            AndrewF RE: namstermonster May 18, 2012 11:49 AM

            Baked & Wired, also in Georgetown.

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              namstermonster RE: AndrewF May 18, 2012 01:55 PM

              thx!! will have to check it out :)

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            liu RE: AndrewF May 18, 2012 12:22 PM

            Thanks, AndrewF, for your word on this. You have expressed the way I feel.

            We have many cupcake options here in LA, and unless they are doing something amazing (I know, they all claim that they are "doing something amazing"), then for me it is just another very good cupcake.

            The calories find me...I don't have to go looking! I'd rather indulge in something unique.

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