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Bicoastal Babycakes NYC

Famed New York City bakery Babycakes NYC opens a new location in Los Angeles.

Hollywood celebrities—including vegan actress Natalie Portman—no longer have to migrate east to indulge in the sugary sweet treats made at New York City's Babycakes NYC. On Sunday, the popular bakery celebrated the opening of its newest location in downtown Los Angeles. Owner Erin McKenna and staff were greeted with a crowd of eager customers for the shop's grand opening, which produced a line extending into the street. Babycakes NYC is famous for its allergen-free confections, offering vegan-friendly, gluten-free, and naturally sweetened fare for the masses. In 2009, the bakery released a cookbook, Babycakes: The Cookbook.

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