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New eats: Kulu Kulu Cake

A new bakery is opening in Shirokiya today. Here’s a taste preview


Posted October 25, 2012 by Melissa Chang

If you’re headed to Shirokiya today, you’ll find a large new bakery on the first floor. This is kind of a big deal, since that entire corner was previously rotating new vendors every three weeks.

Every town in Japan has their own little cake shop, and the partners behind Kulu Kulu decided that would be the concept behind this new place. The cakes are all done in Japanese style, meaning that the items are not overly sweet or rich.

“I want to make people happy with my cakes,” said Executive Chef Eiji Kondo. “‘Kulu Kulu’ means to multiply or make more in Hawaiian, and that’s what I hope to do with the cakes we offer.”

We got a media preview yesterday to sample a few of the things they’ll be offering at Kulu Kulu Cake.

Kulu Kulu Cakes (1 of 9)

Kulu Kulu Cakes

You may remember this area on Shirokiya's first floor, which had a rotating mix of bakery treats, mochi waffles, KC Waffledogs, and more. The entire area is now Kulu Kulu Cakes.

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  1. Annoddah_Dave
    Posted October 25, 2012 at 9:12 am

    Delicate Blossom:  Are these like the Satura Cakes that I miss now that they are gone?

  2. Melissa808
    Posted October 25, 2012 at 9:28 am

    @Annoddah_Dave nooo not quite. Although I liked Satura, I would say they were heavier & sweeter than this bakery.

  3. KevinSOshiro
    Posted October 25, 2012 at 10:40 am

    cool ! i remember that Shirokiya had the second floor bakery with a small place to eat (tables and chairs) with a separate cashier line. Now, it’s downstairs..

  4. Melissa808
    Posted October 25, 2012 at 11:15 am

    @KevinSOshiro interesting changes!

About Melissa Chang

Melissa has been blogging regularly since 2007 and has more than 25 years’ experience in marketing and public relations. She is currently an independent marketing consultant, specializing in social media. 

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