Bakery-cafe chain Au Bon Pain has joined a number of restaurants that are offering cupcakes on winter menus.
The Boston-based company began offering cupcakes in three flavors — French vanilla, double chocolate and red velvet — last week across its 220-unit chain. The cupcakes are priced at $2.99, or two for $5, in most markets.
The new offering was announced Friday on Facebook and Twitter.
Ed Frechette, Au Bon Pain’s senior vice president for marke