By Jenny Rogers January 23, 2012 People who hate cupcakes don't mince words.

Cupcakes are “the cockroach of the culinary scene” (Chris Shott, Washington City Paper); they’re “eating-disorder food” and “disgusting and depraved” (Tom Scocca, Slate). The New York Times hinted that the cupcake was on a Krispy Kreme-like trajectory and due for a fall. Even some bakers derided the little guys as tedious, dull, and dry. And they make for bad television.

Well tough cookies, haters. The cupcake trend is no trend. Read the full article here