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Best Doughnut Shops In Chicago

As the cupcake craze cries its last buttercream breaths, doughnuts take their rightful place on the throne of guilty pleasures. You can’t go wrong at these Chicago cottages of doughnut heaven.

06/12/2013

Workers prepare Hostess Twinkies for packaging at the Interstate Bakeries Corporation facility April 20, 2005 in Schiller Park. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Twinkies Are Coming Back; Hostess To Reopen Schiller Park Bakery, 3 Others

Twinkies, Ho-Hos and Ding-Dongs are coming back to the store shelves.

WBBM Newsradio–04/26/2013

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Best Bread Bakeries In Chicago

When I think of really good bread, I picture Paris. Having the ability to pick up a nice, fresh baguette on your way home from work to bring to your family each night. The crunchiness on the outside and the softness in the inside is what makes it so Parisian. But in Chicago, we have to do without that elegance. There are a few bakeries here though, that are doing bread right.

01/31/2013

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Best Artisan Breads In Chicago

There’s no reason to settle for spongy white bread – Chicago has a number of fantastic bakers, so we’ve tried to round up the cream of the crop.

01/02/2012

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Brunch Time: Bleeding Heart Bakery

Bakery Hours: Mon – Thurs, 6am – 9pm; Fri 6am through Sun 9pm (63 straight hours) Café Hours: Sun – Thurs 7am – 4pm; Fri 7am through Sun 4pm (57 straight hours) If you’ve been […]

11/30/2011

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Best Bakeries In Chicago

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

CBS Chicago–10/02/2010