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Chicago Desserts

Top Paczki Picks In Chicago

Posted 02.12.2013 | Chicago

With Mardi Gras just around the corner, bakeries across Chicago are firing up the ovens in anticipation of Paczki Day. Most popular in Polish comm...

Doughnut Shop's New Store Offering Free Treats Friday

Posted 12.05.2012 | Chicago

Would you like a free doughnut, Chicago? Are you currently thinking to yourself, 'What kind of a #%$!ng question is that?" Either way, you're in lu...

PHOTOS: Chocolate Week Has Begun, Chicago!

Posted 11.12.2012 | Chicago

Are you ready to indulge in a selection of sweet somethings, Chicago? On Sunday, the inaugural Chicago Chocolate Week, a weeklong celebration of th...

Beat The Heat With Chicago's Best, Locally-Made Ice Cream

Posted 07.05.2012 | Chicago

In the face of record-setting heat, Chicagoans can't be blamed for feeling pulled away from our bikini-body diets by cravings for cool, sweet treats. ...

Chicago's Best Macarons -- And Where To Find Them

Posted 05.31.2012 | Chicago

Did you know that Thursday -- and each May 31 -- is National Macaroon Day? As Menuism points out, macarons -- which originated in France -- have be...

Celebrate National Baklava Day With Chicago's Best

Posted 11.18.2011 | Chicago

In case we need to remind you, Nov. 17 marks National Baklava Day. The important holiday recognizes the enigmatic dessert comprised of layers of p...

'Top Chef Just Desserts' Amanda Rockman On TV Drama, Fave Chicago Desserts

| Lauren Drell | Posted 10.05.2011 | Chicago

Who: Amanda Rockman, a Katy, Texas, native whose mother’s lavish meals and most notably Sacher torte inspired her to attend The Culinary Institute o...

Crumbs Bake Shop Opens In Chicago

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Crumbs Bake Shop, the infamous East Coast cupcake spot, is making a new home right here in Chicago. The bakery known for their beautiful looking and ...

New York's Famous Magnolia Bakery Coming To Chicago?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The beloved cupcakes at New York City's Magnolia Bakery have been adored by "Sex and the City" fans and locals alike for years. Soon, the long lines c...

El Bulli Chicago-Style

Flora Lazar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Flora Lazar

If you've tried unsuccessfully to get a reservation at Spain's legendary El Bulli restaurant, dubbed by list makers as the best restaurant in the world, you're probably not alone. Now, however, you can stay in Chicago and still get a great taste of desserts El Bulli style at Nomi.