Polkatots vs. Dots: A Pasadena Cupcake Quest

How did you spend your Labor Day Holiday? Was it a weekend getaway? Grilling with family or friends? Shopping? Oh, me? You know, the usual… I had frosting on the brain. Hoping for a lull in traffic, I planned a cupcake quest to Pasadena, California. My sights were set on two locations. The first, Polkatots, was previously voted one of the 10 Best Cupcake… Continue reading Polkatots vs. Dots: A Pasadena Cupcake Quest

The Cupcake Wars Expectation

I confess, at times there’s no art in planning a cupcake reconnaissance. It might be influenced by curiosity, a craving, or simply convenience.  In this instance, a combination of the above lead me to Hotcakes Bakes in Los Angeles, California. As is often my regime, I reviewed their website before my visit. One particular cupcake was… Continue reading The Cupcake Wars Expectation

The New Cupcakes in Town

Friends, being a Frosting Fanatic in Southern California is a tough endeavor. It’s a broad area to cover and I confess, new bakeries slip in under my radar. That’s why I look to others for help. For my latest recon, IE Shine On, an Inland Empire guide to the latest events, weekend activities, dining, and… Continue reading The New Cupcakes in Town