Alliance Bakery

A cronut, a croissant-doughnut hybrid. (File Photo credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Made In Chicago: Alliance Bakery Cronuts

The next big thing in pastry, the diet-busting cronut, has begun to appear at a handful of Chicago bakeries.

08/26/2013

Alliance Bakery

Chicago Anti-Valentine’s Day Guide

Being single at this time of year can be especially stressful, as images of hearts and roses abound and the landscape becomes an increasingly crimson reminder of singlehood. All the single ladies (and guys), here’s a guide to help celebrate the holiday your way.

02/10/2011

Bleeding Heart Bakery

Best Kids’ Birthday Cakes In Chicago

Whether you are throwing a superhero or a princess birthday party, a cake that matches your theme is a must. Sure, you can always pick up a sheet cake at any one of the big grocery stores, but why settle for a mass-produced cake? Here are some of the best places to order a kids’ birthday cake in the Chicago area.

02/01/2011

Macarons from Floriole. (credit: floriole.com)

Best Bakeries In Chicago

People love their sweets, and in Chicago bakeries have taken it to the next level.

CBS Chicago–10/02/2010