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