Press & Reviews
"our hearts just melt every time we splurge on
Love at First Bite's 'Pretty in Pink.' It has an alpine
summit of tangy strawberry frosting!
It has moist, berrylicious cake!
It has sprinkles!
And most important of all, it's peeeeeeennnk."
Happiness is a Warm Cupcake, April 5 2006
article by Mary Ann Buggs in East Bay Daily News
"Happiness can and often does come in the form of a pretty frosted cupcake or a freshly baked cookie!"
Crazy for Cupcakes, April 2006
article by Dorothy Calimeris in Diablo Magazine
"The lemon cupcake is moist and topped with frosting that tastes of fresh lemon juice ..."
Cupcake cravings, March 2006
article by Amanda Gold in the San Francisco Chronicle
"You just can't help but smile when you eat them," says Patricia Powell, owner of Berkeley's 8-month-old Love at First Bite Bakery. Although she offers a variety of baked goods, it's the cupcakes that sell out -- nearly 300 cupcakes a day, in 25 varieties ...
A Sugary Hangover, January 2006
article by Jonathan Kauffman in the East Bay Express
Of the nine my co-workers and I tasted, our favorites were the Pretty in Pink, with strawberry cake under a vortex of tangy, berry-pink frosting; the moist, dense Pumpkin Bliss, offset by tart cream-cheese frosting; and the Lemon Kiss, which is bright with citrus ...
Just Desserts, June 2005
article by Daily Candy SF
Daily Candy SF raves "Indulgences like PB Affair (Reese's-topped
chocolate cupcakes), Mud Pie (chocolate cupcakes with mocha
frosting and Oreo bits), and Red Hot Love (red velvet cupcakes
with cream cheese frosting) are so good they should be illegal..."
Cupcakes Sweet as a Honey Bee, July 2005
article by Brad Aldridge in the Daily Californian
“Love at First Bite is a sophisticated cupcake-only cafe that does what it promises: make good cupcakes”
"Lemon Kiss has a wonderfully tart buttercream, Pretty
in Pink explodes in your mouth with the flavor of fresh crushed
strawberries and Ultimate Chocolate is unbelievably moist and
(John Birdsall, Contra Costa Times Food Writer)