Crumbs to open in Washington, DC, Virginia and Maryland in May

This just in from The Washingtonian (it was previously announced but now we have a date though as you should all be aware, bakery opening dates are very subject to change - see Cake Eater Bakery and Magnolia Bakery in Grand Central, which has taken over where Little Pie Company was but currently is covered up).

The New York-based bakery chain Crumbs will roll out seven stores here starting in May. The two-fister confections come in such sugar-shock-inducing flavors as cookie-dough—which is filled with chocolate fudge and topped with chocolate-chip-cookie-flecked cream-cheese frosting—as well as vanilla topped with M&Ms and chocolate cake with strawberry-jam filling and chocolate-buttercream icing. Our favorite is an oversize riff on the Hostess cupcake with a vanilla-cream filling, which thankfully doesn’t taste like it was created in a Midwestern chemistry lab. The outposts will spring up in DC—Foggy Bottom, Georgetown, downtown, Cleveland Park—plus Reston, Clarendon, and Rockville.

In other cupcake news, the six-year-old Los Angeles cupcake shop Sprinkles has snagged a space in Georgetown, and this spring Friendship Heights will get a homegrown spot called Frosting.


michely medeiros said…
OMG DC - Georgetown -Rrockville all 30 minutes or so from where i live!!!! how exciting :D