Magnolia Cupcakes About to Go Big Abroad

... and Qatar, and Brazil.

Speaking of places where people wait in endless lines, The Wall Street Journal says Magnolia Bakery is getting ready for some serious international expansion. There's already a Magnolia in Dubai, but now we're talkin' franchises all over the globe, baby! Per the Journal, thanks to Sex and the City, "the bakery is largely perceived as a luxury brand outside the U.S." Luxury brand, you say? We can think of at least one guy who would be interested. [WSJ via Zagat Buzz]