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Madness! Inside Barneys' Epic Cronuts Pop-Up at The Grove

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As if The Grove wasn't already chaotic on weekends. This past Saturday, the popular outdoor shopping center was transformed into a sugary madhouse when news spread that Barneys New York was hosting a pop-up dedicated to the original Cronut®. The event featured an appearance by the NY-based creator Dominique Ansel, and crazed fans started lining up around 2am. Seriously.

In case you're wondering what the heck Cronuts have to do with fashion, just know that last September Opening Ceremony teamed up with Mr. Ansel to include the ridiculously delicious donut/croissant hybrid in every gift bag at their NYFW show. Stylish foodies have been obsessed ever since.

Back to the pop-up. We stopped by to check out the pandemonium and speak with the genius pastry chef, who happens to be a huge fan of LA's culinary scene. Catch some photos—and a quick chat with the man himself—below.

· Dominique Ansel Bakery [Official Site]
· Barneys New York [Official Site]
· A Cronuts Pop-Up is Coming to The Grove's Barneys This Sat [Racked]

Barneys New York

9570 Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills, CA 90212 310 276 4400 Visit Website

The Grove

189 The Grove Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90036 323-900-8080 Visit Website