Sugar rush (Part 2): More Magnolia Bakery, Sweet Lady Jane and Sprinkles
Magnolia Bakery of New York says it expects to open its Los Angeles outpost, long under construction on 3rd Street, this summer. Yep, another cupcakery.
Magnolia Bakery, 8389 W. 3rd Street, Los Angeles, (323) 951-0636, www.magnoliabakery.com.
Sweet Lady Jane announces that its second location in Santa Monica is expected to open in the fall. The new location on Montana Avenue at 17th Street in Santa Monica will be slightly larger than the original -- in business on Melrose Avenue for 22 years -- with the same lineup of cakes, tarts and pastries.
Sweet Lady Jane Santa Monica, 1631 Montana Ave., Santa Monica, www.sweetladyjane.com.
Sprinkles furthers its mission for world cupcake domination by expanding to San Diego. It will be the ninth retail location of Sprinkles Cupcakes. Besides the original Beverly Hills store, there are Sprinkles(es) in Newport Beach, Palo Alto, Dallas and Scottsdale, with plans for stores in Chicago, Houston, Washington D.C. and New York. The Sprinklesmobile mobile cupcake truck was launched in Los Angeles last summer.
Sprinkles San Diego, 8855 La Jolla Village Drive, www.sprinkles.com.
-- Betty Hallock
Photo: Sprinkles cupcakes. Credit: Christine Cotter/Los Angeles Times