LARCY’S: FRENCH-IN­DUS­TRIAL

This pop­u­lar desserts shop takes ca­sual din­ing and its sig­na­ture sweets to an­other level

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One might al­most miss Larcy’s on Aguirre Av­enue in BF Homes, save for its fa­mil­iar heart-shaped logo on the sign­post out­side the two-story build­ing. But as a neigh­bor­hood land­mark, Larcy’s re­minds passersby why it re­mains a fa­vorite dessert stop in the South, and now, a must-try diner that of­fers fla­vors of home.

Larcy’s takes a bold step in recre­at­ing its space, ditch­ing its for­mer bub­ble gum pink pal­ette and dainty look for black fur­nish­ings, taupe, and other earth tones with re­fresh­ing greens as ac­cents. “This can be my house,” de­clares owner Larcy Diaz about the newly ren­o­vated space, which was closed for con­struc­tion for six months and was re­opened be­fore 2016, its fourth an­niver­sary year, ended. Tak­ing off from the suc­cess of the sought-af­ter café and culi­nary hub Blu­gre Cof­fee in Davao, Larcy’s Cup­cak­ery is the re­al­iza­tion of Larcy’s dream of a bak­ery-café un­der her name. But it doesn’t end there. “It’s about time to rein­vent Larcy’s. ‘Yon ta­laga kasi

ang orig­i­nal plan ko—Cup­cak­ery—but later on, I will drop the Cup­cak­ery and just make it Larcy’s. Though we still of­fer cup­cakes, now, we also serve cakes and a full course meal—from soup, ap­pe­tizer to main course, and of course, dessert. But all are com­fort food, café-style.”

With Larcy’s re-brand­ing comes a new look and vibe, which in­te­rior de­signer Wi­lan

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