American Tragedy: The Demise Of The Costco Sheet Cake

And what is the meaning of life anyway?

Adeline Dimond
Sep 21 · 4 min read
Photo by Toa Heftiba on Unsplash

I vividly remember when I first tried the Costco sheet cake. It was summer of 2019, and I was sitting on Santa Monica Beach, next to lifeguard station 25. It was Sydney’s birthday, and her friend Laura carried the cake, along with her toddler and all sorts of toddler things, across about a quarter mile of…