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



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

Warm Belly

Get in my belly! Warm Belly is a "cookie-centric" bakery in Chicago's West Loop. They do offer a plethora of other goodies as well: Bobtail ice cream, milkshakes, etc. and serve Dark Matter Coffee. Well, their cookies are the bomb! They're a chunky cookie ball of warm, chewy, sweet goodness. They have a rotating assortment of 40 different … Continue reading Warm Belly