Posts tagged "Bakery"

Best French Baguettes in Chicago

Often, when someone returns from France, you hear them wistfully speaking of all of the delicious foods they sampled and savored during their time there. And, when they do, they get a distant look in their eye as they remember the baguettes they purchased and took home, wrapped in wax paper and tucked under their... Read more »

National Macaron Day is March 20: Sample Macarons from these Top Chicago Spots

Now that St. Patrick’s Day is behind us, it’s time to focus on another fun, indulgent holiday – National Macaron Day! From the time I took my first bite of a macaron from Vanille Patisserie at the Chicago French Market a few years ago, I’ve been totally hooked on the scrumptious meringue cookie sandwiches. These... Read more »

Celebrate Mardi Gras with French Crepes from these top Chicago Spots

Tomorrow is Mardi Gras. And, lucky for us, there is no shortage of indulgent ways to celebrate the holiday in grand, multicultural-style righthere in Chicago. In Polish communities, people enjoy paczki – Polish fried doughnuts stuffed with custard, fudge, strawberries and whipped cream, and even liqueur! But, there’s no need to only indulge with paczki…... Read more »