Reader Primetime tells me that Wayne Kjar has sold Your Cake Baker to Karine and Matthieu Hervouet, and that Chooket  is a new name associated with the business, but I think the name Your Cake Baker is still being used. Here is a message from the owners:

Hi John. I’m Karine, the new french owner of the bakery “Your cake Baker” located in the Mesa shopping center. I’m the owner since 3 month, and my husband and me created a new partner CHOOKET THE KINGDOM OF CREAM PUFF. (www.chooket.com) I contact you very late, but I just want to invite you for our grand opening tomorrow Friday,  March 3rd at 4 pm. It will be an honor for my company to meet you! Your blog is famous to France! Have a great day.

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  1. Gary says:

    Love the charming, non-corporate sales pitch! I will definitely be giving them a try — I live on the Mesa and I have a weakness for French pastries. Anyone remember the French bakery “Napolean” on downtown State Street from about 20 years ago as fondly as I do?

    • El Guapo says:

      I absolutely loved Napoleon. When I graduated from UCSB I moved downtown, used to walk over there on weekend mornings for breakfast. Good memories of that place.

  2. Liz W says:

    I hope Wayne is enjoying some time off.
    Love her post and look forward to seeing what she is going to do. It didn’t look like much had changed when I went in last week.

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