Tuesday, April 17, 2012
The cupcake shop that recently expanded to Des Peres is one of the top 10 places in the country to get a gourmet cupcake, according to USA Today.
St. Louis' own Jilly's Cupcake Bar was named one of the top 10 places in the U.S. to get a gourmet cupcake by USA Today. Justin Willman, host of Cupcake Wars on Food Network, shared his favorite cupcakes from his travels. Tops on his list is Jilly's Reese's Chunkage, a half-pound cupcake. According to Willman, the cupcake is filled with peanut butter mousse and chocolate fudge ganache, topped with peanut butter and chocolate butter cream, and finished with chunks of Reese's Peanut Butter Cups. "It's pretty epic," he said in the story. Earlier this year, the beloved cupcake shop expanded to Des Peres. For the full selection of Jilly's cupcakes, visit www.jillyscupcakebar.com. What's your favorite treat at Jilly's?
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
The popular, hip Delmar Ave. cupcake bar, Jilly's, is now satisfying all your cupcake needs in Des Peres.
How does a quiet engineering office near the Des Peres post office become the most happening place in town? If you’re David Pollmann, a consulting engineer, you empty out your office furniture, tear down the walls and build Jilly’s Cupcake Bar a-Go-Go. Pollmann’s primary clients in his engineering firm are restaurants. “I design about 150 restaurants a year. I designed Jilly’s original mechanical systems,” Pollman said. The original Jilly’s is located at Delmar Boulevard and Interstate 170. Started by Jill Segal in July 2008, Jilly’s has expanded four times in four years. Jilly’s has been featured on the Food Network’s Cupcake Wars twice and was crowned champion on its first appearance. Jilly’s, of course, is known for cupcakes. Each …