16 places to eat something that’s not a bad $12 lava cake.
August 24, 2023
Chicago has lots of ice cream shops. These are the 18 best.
September 26, 2023
You’ll find great pastries, cakes, pies, and cookies at these spots, all of which are egg and dairy-free.
March 31, 2021
Chicago's Best Ice Cream: The Mid-Season Power Rankings. Our official stance on the best ice cream shops in Chicago.
July 10, 2015
Near West Side
Mochinut is a Near West Side spot that is part of a chain specializing in mochi donuts.
May 26, 2023
Half-Indian cafe, half-dessert shop, Sukhadia’s is a Devon institution perfect for a snack and cup of chai.
May 18, 2023
Spinning J is an excellent bakery and soda fountain in Humboldt Park that has housemade sodas, fresh baked pies, and sandwiches.
Panadería Nuevo Leon in Pilsen has tons of great sweet treats, including a variety of vegan options.
West Town Bakery has locations all over the city with lots of vegan options to boot.
Pie, Pie My Darling is a vegan bakery in Humboldt Park with great pies, cookies, and cake jars.
March 30, 2021
Eméché in Bronzeville has a full breakfast menu and plenty of great pastries, along with numerous vegan options as well.
Don Churro in Pilsen makes arguably the best churros in Chicago, including a few great vegan varieties.
Defloured in Andersonville is a gluten-free bakery with plenty of vegan options too.
Bot Bakery is a vegan and gluten-free bakery that we’re big fans of. Make sure to try the cinnamon buns.
Located in The Hatchery, Bartleby’s makes - you guessed it - ice cream cakes, including vegan options.
Alliance Bakery in Wicker Park has lots of good stuff, including a fantastic vegan cupcake.