For the second time in less than two years, Hostess is closing the Schiller Park bakery the famous Twinkie snack cake was invented.
It’s Mardi Gras time and hopefully that means the Polar Vortex is coming to an end. To celebrate Fat Tuesday in Chicago, here are a few local bars to ring in the occasion!
CBS 2’s Harry Porterfield introduces us to a master-baker who’s all of 20 years old.
Of all the cat memes on the Internet, this one takes the cake.
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.
The flagship Hostess product, the Twinkie, was invented by Schiller Park bakery manager James Dewar in 1930 under a precursor company, Continental Baking Co.
A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit filed by the owner of an Evanston bakery, who was suing a chef who quit and took the recipes with her when she left.
Members of the Latino community in the Humboldt Park neighborhood are not the slightest bit amused by a bakery’s choice of names for one of its desserts.
Nicko Grayson was accused of killing three people Nov. 5, including a young mother who had just returned to a car with a cake for her 2-year-old daughter’s birthday.
More than 100 people who worked at Rolf’s Patisserie are suing the owners of the Lincolnwood bakery following its abrupt closure last month.
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.
A 19-year-old parolee from the West Side has been charged with robbing the Bleeding Heart Bakery in Oak Park and locking a clerk in the basement.
It may be a while before a landmark Skokie deli and bakery reopens after a devastating fire over the weekend.
An extra-alarm fire broke out Monday morning at a longtime Polish bakery on Milwaukee Avenue in Avondale. Locals say the demise of the business is a blow the neighborhood’s rich heritage.
If you’re feeling like a taste of Asian culture, head to Uptown’s New Chinatown, Little Saigon, or simply the Argyle Street District, now listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Summer is the best time to visit Edgewater and experience what living by the lake really means. Check out this go-to family fun guide.
A north suburban bakery will reopen Jan. 3 after voluntarily recalling deserts after health officials linked tainted holiday treats to four recent outbreaks of foodborne illness which sickened at least 100 people.
Downers Grove-based Sara Lee is selling its fresh bakery unit as it looks to concentrate more on its coffee and meat businesses. About 13,000 employees will be transferred.
People love their sweets, and in Chicago bakeries have taken it to the next level.