These frosted retro desserts experienced a renaissance in Los Angeles when Candace Nelson opened her first Sprinkles Cupcakes shop in 2005. Since then, haute cupcakeries have sprung up all over the city, recognizable by their precious storefronts and long, long lines. Today's National Chocolate Cupcake Day (who comes up with these things?), so here's a list of cupcakes by neighborhood in case you want to indulge in a sweet treat to celebrate. Did we miss one of your favorite spots? Let us know in the comments section.
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