Where to Find Sweets for Valentine’s Day in Chicago

Where to Find Sweets for Valentine's Day in Chicago

Where to Find Sweets for Valentine’s Day in Chicago


Valentine’s Day is a Monday this year, and it’s not the best night for a romantic meal. But there are many ways to express love—not just with crushes, lovers, and spouses, but with friends and family. Send some cookies. Grab some doughnuts or a box of artisan candies. Hell, grab the whole cake or pie. Here’s a list of bakeries, shops, and Valentine’s pop-ups happening in town. Place your order early to avoid being turned away.

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Around town: Beatrix Market sells Valentine’s Day cookie decorating kits at its Fulton Market, River North and Streeterville locations. Each kit costs $17.95 and comes with six sugar cookies, four icing bags and sprinkles. Book through Tock at least one day in advance for pickup by Monday, February 14. beatrix marketvarious locations, open daily from 9am to 9pm.

Around town: Firecakes Donuts, which has four locations in the city and suburbs, sells Donutgrams on weekends, a red box filled with a dozen mini sourdough doughnuts decorated like roses. There are also special Valentine’s Day boxes of a dozen or six featured donuts, mostly pink or heart-shaped or decorated with talking hearts or rose gold sprinkles. For an extra $27, you can buy a Flowerchild bouquet. Firebread Donutsdifferent locations, Online booking.

Avondale: You’re A Cookie, the cookie shop that offers butter and vegan versions of everything gluten-free, is celebrating its first Valentine’s Day with a half-pound heart-shaped cookie cake and a box of individually wrapped cookies that people can pass on to Loved ones, like they used to pass on cheap paper Valentines in elementary school, except these taste better. you are a cookie3053 N. California, open Friday, February 11, 10 am-4 pm; Saturday and Sunday, 10 am-6 pm; and Monday, February 14, 8 am-2 pm.

Chatham: Brown Sugar Bakery is selling special cakes and heart-shaped candy boxes for Valentine’s Day: milk chocolate turtles, chocolate-covered strawberries, and three flavors of cake, also decorated with turtles and strawberries. All are on a first-come, first-served basis until Sunday, February 13th. Brown Sugar Bakery328 E. 75th Street, open Tuesday-Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday noon-5pm.

Fulton Market: Brite sells $30 boxes full of Valentine’s Day gifts: milk chocolate puffs, heart cookies, rose loft cookies, candy and the bakery’s famous signature donuts: Raspberry Linzer and Raspberry Churro. Britt, 2031 W. Fulton Street, Order by Tock.

Fulton Market: Good Ambler, the bakery and chocolate shop in the lobby of Mondelez headquarters, has a full line of sweets and pastries for the holidays, including a special chocolate box, marshmallow teddy bears and a small cake for two. All products are available for pre-order online; pickup is available Friday through Monday. good ambler216 Newtons. Peoria Street, open daily from 9am to 5pm, Order by Tock.

Logan Square: Bang Bang Pie combines the Super Bowl and Valentine’s Day into a special Super Love menu, which is also for those who like to express their love with delicious food and save candy for a football game. Products include Heart Pie (filled with guava and chocolate raspberries), blanketed pig and Super Pie (filled with Eugene Porter Beer Caramel, Kettle Chips, Chicago Mix Popcorn, and more). Pancakes and Cookies2051 N. California Avenue, open Wednesday-Friday 9am-6pm, Saturday 9am-2pm, Sunday 9am-1pm, February 13, pre-order online.

Ravenswood: Maa Maa Dei, also known as baker Jaye Fong, prepares American baked goods with an Asian twist – kinako pecan chocolate chip cookies, salted miso caramel – to appear at Ponno, a boutique owned by artist Adrianne Hawthorne Place, also known as Ponnopozz, Saturday 12th February. Pre-orders have sold out, but Fong will have additional cookies and treats available for purchase on-site. Maa Maa Dei and PonnopozzSaturday, February 12, 4839 N. Damen, noon to 3 p.m.

Ravenswood: Patissier Cati Molnar of Robert et Fils has prepared a special box of Valentine’s Day pastries, including a grapefruit tart, a slice of chai opera cake, a sunflower Paris-Brest and a chocolate fudge. Pre-order online for pickup on Sunday, February 13. robert and fels4229 N. Lincoln Avenue, Sunday, February 13, 1-3 p.m. pickup, Order by Tock.

Washington Heights: Pop the Love pop-up for Valentine’s Day on Saturday will feature live DJs, stepping stations, free champagne and food from the hosts, Taco Thugz dining and Pretty Face Cooking. pop love1260 W. 103rd Street, Saturday, February 12, 1-5 p.m.

West Town: Pre-orders for the second collaboration between Aya Pastry and Sugoi Sweets, makers of some of the prettiest sweets in town, are over, but there’s still time to order a special cake or blood orange bread in time (it’s pink ) for the big day. Aya pastry1332 W. Grand Avenue, open daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Evanston: Hewn Bakery offers a range of special pastries and breads, including Heart Sandwich Cookies and Country Bread, Chocolate Ganache Pie and Chocolate Cherry Bread. Book online for Friday, Saturday or Sunday pickup. chiseled1733 Central Street, Evanston, open Tuesday-Friday 7am-5pm and Saturday and Sunday 7am-3pm, Order by Tock.

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