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Crumbs Bakeshop in Clarendon Closer to Opening

by ARLnow.com — November 24, 2010 at 2:00 pm 1,939 13 Comments

The paper has come down from the windows of the new Crumbs Bakeshop in Clarendon, but the NYC-based cupcake chain still has not set a definitive opening date.

A peek inside the store reveals that there’s still interior work to be done. There is, however, a surprisingly comprehensive coffee and beverage menu posted.

A Crumbs rep tells us they’re “working hard” to open by Christmas.

When we reported on Crumb’s impending arrival in February, the company was projecting a May opening.

H/T @CommonCenser

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  • http://twitter.com/ClarendonBlvd ClarendonBlvd

    I like that the prices posted included tax – makes it much easier for people waiting in line to have exact change if they are just getting a drink.

  • Jason S

    Including tax is very convenient, I have no idea why more restaurants do this. I can do without cupcakes though.

  • creative

    I don’t know what this “gourmet cupcake” fad in metro DC is all about but I’m over it already. They’re cupcakes. (does anyone know if this is a national phenomenon or is it just DC?)

    • rft

      we’re about 6-8 years behind NYC on this

      • Diabetes

        But is the fad national or not?

        • Greg

          It’s national. We probably caught it the same time as everyone else (except NYC) or maybe a little later. Just look at the proliferation of cupcake shows on TV.

    • Jason S

      I don’t know if it is national or local, but I do know that it is idiotic.

  • JamesE

    Top of the muffin, to you !

  • SoCo Resident

    So, two cupcake shops within about two blocks of one another: Bakeshop and Crumbs. And, within view of Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s, as well as Pain Quotedien. I’m no retailer but think its getting crowded.

  • TGEoA

    All we need now is some shop to sell yellow tinted glasses to the douchebag population.

  • MikeC

    Hey, it’s also closer to closing.

  • BrownUggs

    Is it open yet?

  • Golden Silence

    Someone posted a comment on its Facebook page on Sunday (December 19) asking when it was going to open and they still don’t have a date. It doesn’t look like it’ll be open by Christmas, and I’m guessing New Year’s Day is a stretch…

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