Category Archives: Dessert

Red Mango’s Mixed Berry Parfait (Chicago, IL)

Hey folks, I took the rest of summer off from blogging and am back again. I had some points to use up on my Red Mango account so I got their mixed berry parfait. You can choose what yogurt flavors … Continue reading

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You Can Have Multiple Flavors in One Cup of Gelato at Paciugo! (Chicago, IL)

WHO LOVES GELATO!!? My friend, Ms. B from the Kitchen and the Egg introduced me to Paciugo on one of our food excursions. I am so glad we went because it was really fun and delicious! This particular location is … Continue reading

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New Artisan Doughnut Shop from Francescas Restaurants – Glazed and Infused (Chicago, IL)

I love doughnuts and am always on the look out for a new treat to snack on. Scott Harris has decided to open not 1, not 2, but THREE donut shops in Chicago. Two locations should already be open by … Continue reading

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Doughnut Vault is Celebrating their First Anniversary with LOTS of Specials! (Chicago, IL)

Doughnut Vault is celebrating their one year anniversary/birthday with special flavors on Thursday, April 5th (2012)! Based on their calendar pictures, there’ll be lemon poppy seed donut on Wednesday and a ton of special donuts for their birthday. Birthday specials … Continue reading

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My Very Last Meal at Cloud 9 [CLOSED]

I’d written about Cloud 9 in a previous blog post and am sad to share my last meal there. I had heard rumors that it was closing up shop so I ran over to see if the internet whispers were … Continue reading

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You’ll Have to Move Fast (Plus Early!) to get a Donut from Doughnut Vault (Chicago, IL)

WARNING: Bring a friend or two; or in my case, four, if you want to sample their selection of donuts. The baked goods are mostly big, poofy, sweet and carry lots of calories. The door to the vault is rather … Continue reading

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Can’t Get to Nhu Lan Bakery for an Original Banh Mi? Go to Tai Nam Market Instead!

I love Tai Nam Market. I grew up walking around the market when it was half the size that it is today. The crowded aisles, the screaming kids and the smell of spices linger in the air when you step … Continue reading

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