Monday, September 15, 2008

Cupcake Crawl Chicago

Ok, I'm going through a cupcake frenzy and did research as to what cupcake places to hit up. So here's a list of the places I found:

Fox & Obel Cafe - great red velvet cupcakes

The Bent Fork - my source indicates that this is the best EVER!

Swirlz - great buttercream frostings. try the honey orange cinnamon, banana-nutella, and the red velvet cupcakes is suppose to be fantastic!

Sweet Mandy B's - good red velvet cupcakes 1208 W. Webster in LP


Dinkel's - supposed to be really good and old school atmosphere feel.

Cupcakes 'N' More - located in Skokie

Taste of Heaven - located in Andersonville

Food Life, Watertower - huge, delicious, yellow cupcakes with chocolate frosting

Sarah's - located in the Gold Coast. great chocolate buttercream cupcakes and carrot cream cheese cupcakes

Bittersweet - located in the Lakeview neighborhood

Molly's - Clark St. (2500 blk) added bonus: mini's for a buck. they even have swings at the counter..i know! how cute and romantic!

Sensational Bites- located on Southport Ave. in the Lakeport neighborhood

Taste of Heaven - notables: almond joy & whoopie pie cupcake. Both are made with delicious buttercream filling! located in Andersonville

Sweet Cakes - located on N. Damen Ave., Ukrainian Village

Sugar Bliss Cake Boutique - 24 cupcake flavors. delivers in and around downtown.

Southport Grocery & Cafe - enormous chocolate and vanilla cupcakes with buttercream frosting. located in the Lakeview neighborhood

Also! Williams-Sonoma has a great mix sold on their web site and stores featuring red velvet, lemon, and a host of others. My favorite cupcake is red velvet and hummingbird! As I start my haul of cupcaking, I'll come back and post what I liked the best! Let me know what's your favorite! Happy cupcaking:-D