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Italy Goes Wild for Cupcakes

Photograph from Josephine's Bakery
The British might not be happy about cupcakes' rising international profile, but the Italians sure as heck are. In fact, Reuters reports that not only is Rome going mad for the cupcake — they're attributing it to the Brits.
In style-conscious Italy, cupcakes appeal to more than just the taste-buds, she said, [...]

Cupcake Backlash Backlash

Photograph by ChrisB in SEA
Robin Koelling is not happy with Zoe Williams. Back in January, Williams, called cupcakes "the favourite greedy treat of the me-generation" in The Guardian. Koelling, of Cupcake Interrupted!, was not on board with the hating — in a post titled, "WHO is Zoe Williams??" she writes:
Now I'm confused, seriously. First of [...]

Stains, the Poor Dog That Wants Cupcakes, Stares [video]

The Soup featured a clip from the reality show It's Me or The Dog where a cruel trainer tries to tempt a poor dog with cupcakes. But the training was effective! All the dog can do is stare. Says Joel McHale:
Realizing resistance was futile, Stains went to his special place visualizing a world where dogs [...]

The British Are Not Happy About the Rising Popularity of Cupcakes [backlash]

The cupcake backlash continues! Zoe Williams, in a piece for The Guardian, calls cupcakes "the favourite greedy treat of the me-generation":
There can be nothing parsimonious or modest about these things. British fairycake sizing is totally outclassed by the American equivalent. The name, with its doll-party daintiness, is outclassed too. But, more to the point, our [...]

Meatloaf Bakery Opens in Chicago [wtf]

Photograph by Jason Little for Metromix
The gimmicky meatloaf "cake" with mashed-potato "icing" made the rounds, and we figured it'd die the honorable death of food memes whose time has passed.
Wrong. Chicago is now home to The Meatloaf Bakery. Guess what they serve.
Menu items include The Mother Loaf (beef, pork, and veal frosted with Yukon gold [...]

Tina Fey, Like Liz Lemon, Loves Cupcakes

Vanity Fair interviews Tina Fey, which — alongside the expected (deserved) deification — confirms that the real Tina loves food just as much as her Liz Lemon alter ego:
Her true vice is cupcakes. I’ve brought her a box, one frosted with the face of Sarah Palin. She chooses that one, which is bigger, joking that [...]

30 Rock: Liz Lemon Knows Her Cupcakes [video]

Jack Donaghy might have declared that New York is "off cupcakes and onto doughnuts," but for Liz Lemon, some things are timeless:
77th and Amsterdam, 68th and Columbus, 125th and President Clinton Boulevard. Also, don't overthink it. Sarah Lee. Frozen. Unbelievable.
While decent cupcakes on 77th and Amsterdam are news to me (and I've never even heard [...]

30 Rock: New York Is 'Off Cupcakes and Back to Doughnuts' [video]

The inimitable Jack Donaghy, on last week's 30 Rock, brings Jennifer Aniston up to speed on the ever-changing city of New York:
Let's see, we’re using credit cards in cabs now. All the galleries have moved to Chelsea, and we’re off cupcakes and back to doughnuts.

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