Friday, February 20, 2009

Mama Would Adopt Them If She Could: Dot's Cupcakes, Pasadena


Who needs that other cupcake place that always has a line when you've got Dot's Cupcakes?

I love Dot's Cupcakes. No, I mean I loooooooove Dot's Cupcakes.

It's partly because their cupcakes have the perfect frosting to cake ratio and are as cute as a button. It's partly because their cupcakes are moist but not too dense. It's also partly because their cupcakes aren't too sickeningly sweet.

Yes, it's all those things that make Dot's Cupcakes the best cupcake shop in LA, in my opinion. But there's one more reason why the folks at this tiny little Pasadena cupcakery have my heart: I especially, especially love them because they had my back when I was a raging, hormonal, pregnant bitch.

It went something like this:

A very pregnant DG was craving red velvet cupcakes and drove to Dot's on Arroyo Parkway to get some.

Guy in front of me buys the last two red velvet cupcakes.

While he is choosing his other cupcakes, one of Dot's other employees starts to help me.

I ask if they have any more red velvet cupcakes. They don't.

I say sonofabitch!

Last-two-red-velvet-cupcake-thief is still there and sees that I am obviously hungry, pregnant, and irrational but does not offer to let me have one of his. He ducks out before I get a chance to sock him.

Dots owner goes in the back and pulls out a mini red velvet cupcake that has a little dent on the side and offers it to me on the house.

I told them that I love them.

And I do.

I really, really do.

Dot's Cupcakes
400 S. Arroyo Parkway
Pasadena, CA
(626) 568-3687

Second location at:
21 N. Fair Oaks Ave
Pasadena, CA 91105
(626) 744-7719

www.dotscupcakes.com


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47 comments:

Hirono said...

Hi Pam! I am a cupcake addict but I’ve never been to Dot’s! Can you believe it? Shame on me! But after reading this post and drooling over the pictures, I HAVE to go and check out those yummy pieces of heaven!

I’m so glad you’re back. I’ve followed Daily Gluttony for years and was hoping that you would start writing again! Welcome back to the blogsphere!

Hirono

WeezerMonkey said...

I get giddy when I have to make an appearance at the Pasadena courthouse because I always go to Dots afterward.

I've even sat in my car and waited for Dots to open because my hearing ended early.

Sick!

angelica said...

"Last-two-red-velvet-cupcake-thief..." Girl, you crack me up!

mattatouille said...

amazing photos, and funny story. i like auntie em's, but I haven't tried Dots. Sometime soon, I shall.

Anonymous said...

They look boring and unimaginative. Just another place jumping on the cupcake bandwagon.

Try Essential Chocolate Desserts in Culver City.

They've been selling cupcakes along with their gourmet ding dongs and giant moon pies and have been around forever.

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