the williamsburg whole foods has a lacroix cake pic.twitter.com/q6lufYHq91— Becca Laurie, PI (@imbeccable) August 9, 2016
You know, LaCroix: the sparkling water that is tasty and currently everywhere because they understand that people enjoy a variety of flavors and had the good sense to ramp up production when soda sales started going down.
they also have individual cupcakes cans of la croix pic.twitter.com/owWHnOZyvF— Becca Laurie, PI (@imbeccable) August 9, 2016
Thankfully, the good people of Gothamist headed to the store to do some in-person reporting:
But they were in for a shock. The Gothamist reporters "were told that the cake was not for sale, it was strictly promotional and made from pieces of other, old semi-stale cakes they were going to throw out." However, Whole Foods quickly realized the error of their ways, and now "with 2-3 days' advance notice they will make you one for $80!"