Sunday, May 18, 2008

Cupcakes at Magnolia Bakery

Cupcakes is a small cake designed to serve one person, usually made in a small paper cup container.

Magnolia Bakery is a bakery opened in 1996 at 401 Bleecker Street, on the corner of West 11th Street in the West Village neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City. The bakery is known for its famous dessert treats, including its cupcakes. This bakery shop and its cupcakes are so famous since it were featured in lots of movies/films such as the most famous one which was in "Sex and the City" and in "The Devil Wears Prada".

Of couse, there's always a long queue in front of this shop. On that day, I was in a line almost half an hour to get in. There was a guy controlling a queue and telling us how to do when stepping inside

We must walked in grasping a box and choosing whatever cupcakes we wanted in. Then, walking to the cashier to pay (there was a chace for us to order any drinks.

Due to its famous from TV’s discovery of Bleecker St, Neighbourhood people has against and put the blaim on Sarah Jessica Parker who ate a creamy retro cupcake on “Sex and the City” at a beloved local landmark. Reasons were that it made the tour buses began circling included the lines outside the tiny Magnolia bakery followed by upscale clothing retailer such as Marc Jacobs, Ralph Lauren, Banana Republic and Abercrombie & Fitch rented a shop right across the street.

Too bad, famous alway comes with commercialization ...

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