Back in February 2011 I put up a Pick Five post on Birthday Cakes.
I had all but forgotten just how marevelous the idea of comic book themed cakes were until I walked past the Cantor Bakery (Gateaux Montreal) booth at last weekend’s Montreal Comic Con.
OH – MY – GOD ! A whole booth at the comic con devoted to nothing but comic book themed cakes! Heaven.
At first I thought these people read my original post and decided that was a great business model because that’s what people do, read my Birthday Cake post and start a business. Turns out they are a popular and reputable fixture on the Montreal bakery scene. Hey, any bakery with enough dough balls to set up at a comic con has got my business.
The booth was busy whenever I walked past, which was a few times since I always made it a point to take that aisle just to see those cakes and perhaps poke a finger into one if nobody was looking.
I introduced myself and must have sounded like an idiot telling sweet Rosa all about my Pick Five birthday cake post (I was so cake struck that I didn’t ask her name but on the business card she gave me it said Rosa). She was a great sport!
Thanks Rosa, you have great cakes!
Coming soon: undervalued cake spotlight.
That would be all of them.
But this is just the 1st successful storming of the culinary castle. Next we’ll be invading the world of Salad’s, Poison Ivy’s Salad Bar – I like it!
So cool. When’s your birthday, Walt?…
I say Danny old chap, great to hear from you. I hope things are going swimmingly over across the pond!
I share a birthday with the mighty, mighty Al Green.
Sweet, I’ll cover the cake 😉
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