Scafuri Bakery

Happy Fat Tuesday! It's pączki day (also observed on Fat Thursday, the Thursday before Lent), a Polish, pre-lenten tradition that everyone should celebrate! I came across an article about where to find these lovely indulgences, the Chicago Tribune's Pączki Day Specials from 37 Chicago Restaurants and Bakeries. Too many to choose from so I skimmed the list … Continue reading Scafuri Bakery


West Town Bakery

West Town Bakery is an eccentric local bakery that serves breakfast and lunch in addition to yummy baked goods. They strive to be green and sustainable and offer options for everyone (all main food allergies accounted for). I like what they stand for and it's a cool shop to visit, very colorful and unique inside. I'll … Continue reading West Town Bakery


Bar Siena's walk-up window, BomboBar, delivers some fresh, delectable, sugar-coated bomboloni (Italian, "hole-less," filled doughnuts). They're fried, coated, and filled up as you order so they're fresh and warm - crisp on the outside, and just the right fluffiness/chewiness inside, with the filling of your choice! They used to just fill them but now they insert a … Continue reading BomboBar