Ok, we will – eat cake that is. Ever since Marie Antoinette told us to, we have.
So, when sisters Sophie La Montagne and Katherine Kallinis founded Georgetown Cupcake we doubled our efforts. Now we are fat and happy. (Katherine and Sophie pictured above)
The other day, a copy of Reader’s Digest arrived at the doorsteps of Hollywood on the Potomac with profuse thanks for subscribing. We thought that was a nice gesture, thanking us and all……..except we didn’t subscribe.
However, since it wasn’t wrapped in layers of plastic requiring shears to open and since it didn’t smell of cheap perfume, we decided to take a look inside…….e voila……there they were. You guessed it, Sophie and Katherine.
Yep, there they were, filed under the pages of Quiz, theirs being “What’s Your Cupcake Personality?”
Natch, we were curious so we asked some folks to submit to the test, here they are:
Chocolate Squared: Intense. “This is for people who are serious and focused,” Katherine says. “The double-chocolate combo is usually preferred by deep thinkers. (Vanilla frosting lovers are slightly less intense). Who loves these? Multi best selling author Ron Kessler. “Gulity,” he said. And, HuffPost’s Christina Wilkie; The Washington Post and MSNBC contributor Jonathan Capehart; “Well, my FIRST cupcake choice would be Halle Berry. But, of the choices available, I’ll take chocolate squared–if not cubed.” said radio talk show host Jim Bohannon. “Chocolate Squared for sure,” said Dally Caller’s Tucker Carlson. Democratic strategist and MSNBC contributor Karen Finney. Fun loving public affairs consultant Ron Bonjean.
Red Velvet: Romantic. “This is the first choice for anyone in a lovey-dovey mood, “ claims Katherine. “From the deep red hue to the little heart on top, it’s the one you buy to share with a special someone.” Ashley Taylor, who just got married, agrees. Others submitting to the allure of red Velvet? Merge Creative’s Brendan Kownacki. Eddie Scarry, MediabistroDC
Peanut Butter Fudge: Adventurous. “Choosing a rich, messy, over-the-top flavor shows you jump into new activities feet first,” Sophie says. “There’s no hesitation or worrying.” Who’s in here? Yays & Nays Nikki Schwab and Publicist Wendy Gordon. “Peanut butter every time,” says RNC Communications Director Sean Spicer.
Vanilla Squared: Traditional. “This cupcake is for these who want something sweet but don’t want to get too crazy,” Sophie says. (If you choose chocolate frosting, you’re more open to risk taking) Hits the spot with Ali McSherry.
Lemon Berry: Spunky. “We’ve found that people drawn to bright frostings and flavors ten to embrace life in the most colorful way.” says Katherine. “They’re always fun to be around.” Who’s spunky? Chef Enzo Fargione of ELISIR.
And lastly, the Carrot: Practical. “A carrot cake lover makes decisions from a commonsense standpoint,” Sophie says. “Here you’re getting vegetables with your treat. Translation: Boring. And who might that be? Bummer, say moi! Oh well, someone has to be.