City Paper is not for tourists
Yesterday afternoon, I was called upstairs to the production room to try a couple cupcakes an account executive had picked up from Baked & Wired, a bakery near the Shops at Georgetown Park. I guess someone up there had read my previous post about Cakelove and knew I’d be interested in a tasty treat. For sample were the carrot cake cupcake, a chocolate cupcake with mocha frosting, and, er, one other variety I can’t remember at the moment.
By the time I got up there, most of each cake had been eaten, but it looked to me (judging by the wrappers) that Baked & Wired’s goods are slightly larger than Cakelove’s concoctions. And in this case, bigger is definitely better. The cakes were that perfect consistency (not too dense, not too crumbly), and the frosting was delicious. The type of frosting you’d eat out of the container while watching a rerun of your favorite show. If that’s what you’re into.
I didn’t have a whole cupcake, so I think it will be necessary to try a (much) bigger sample before giving this shop a true recommendation. I mean, it’s only fair. And wow, look at that: Baked & Wired is open till 7 p.m. on weekdays…just enough time after work to cruise down there on my bike. Hmm.