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Empire Cake in Chelsea: Simple, fresh and very good

Posted by Niko on September 19th, 2012

A few months ago when I was visiting Chelsea, the neighborhood I grew up in, I stopped into Empire Cake.  I had been curious about this place for a while but thought it was just another cupcake place that had recently sprouted up (like a mushroom after a heavy rain).  I came to realize that that assumption was way off the mark.  In fact, the more things I tried at Empire Cake–the more impressed I became.  It turns out that this place has what I jokingly call a “serious commitment to excellence”. (more…)