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Delightful Pastries August 2014 Roundup
Many of us know that chocolate makes everything better. Delightful Pastries clearly agrees, which is why they are celebrating National “Brownie at Brunch” Month with a decadent brunch. At Delightful Pastries Old Town Café and Store (1710 N. Wells St) you can pair your delicious savory brunch with a rich chocolate brownie—one of Delightful Pastries most popular items.
Delightful Pastries’ Brunch, served from opening at 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, features house specials that you are sure to enjoy, such as Bacon, Bacon Yum ($9.95), scrambled eggs with ham, two strips of bacon and one slice of extra thick cut bacon; or the many varieties of omelets, such as the Backwoods ($9.95), prepared with sautéed local mushrooms, green onions, Swiss cheese, bourbon, beet horseradish sour cream sauce. Another favorite brunch treat is the Carrot Cake Pancake (8.95), three spiced pancakes baked with carrots, pineapple, vanilla bean extract and layers of cream cheese.
While it’s difficult to pace yourself with such delicious brunch options, be sure to save room for a chocolate dessert. Delightful Pastries boasts a divine selection of brownies, including Fudge Walnut Brownies ($3-$3.50), Pecan Praline Brownies ($3-$3.50), Cream Cheese Brownie ($2.50-$3.50)
Delightful Pastries Old Town at 1710 N. Wells St., (312) 255-0724, offers selections off bakery and café items, perfect for matching your mood, whether sweet or savory. Visit www.delightfulpastries.com for more information.
Smash Hit Sandwiches for National Sandwich Month at Delightful Pastries
No matter what your style of eating, everyone has a favorite sandwich. For many folks, Delightful Pastries sandwiches are high up on their favorite list. That’s because Delightful Pastries takes sandwiches seriously, with seriously great sandwiches.
National Sandwich month lasts all August long, so you cannot find a better reason to try all of Delightful Pastries sandwiches. Their unique twist on sandwiches will have you reassessing your sandwich preferences and salivating for more.
The Thanksgiving Sandwich ($8.25-$8.95)
Other scrumptious sandwiches include The Polish, made with Polish ham, Swiss cheese and Dijon mustard ($8.25-$8.95)
All these sandwiches can be made with a choice of seven grain bread, sunflower rye bread or a butter croissant. Complete your sandwich lunch with one Delightful Pastries’ freshly made soups of the week ($4.50-$5.75)
Delightful Pastries has Redesigned Raspberries in Cream for August 7 National Raspberries in Cream Day
Raspberries are a summertime delight and nothing says summer quite like fresh raspberries and cream. Delightful Pastries takes raspberries and cream and transforms them into a moist, fresh, creamy cake. The Raspberry Chocolate Mousse Cake ($42 for an 8-inch cake) is made with rich chocolate mousse topped with raspberries, sandwiched between framboise soaked in either chocolate or vanilla genoise, and finished off with whipped cream.
The freshness and richness of this cake is the just the cake to help you celebrate summer, leaving you to savor every bite. Stop by and pick up a Raspberry Chocolate Mousse and see all the other bakery temptations available at Delightful Pastries.
Unlike the fleeting Chicago summer, this cake is available to be enjoyed round at Delightful Pastries in Jefferson Park at 5927 W. Lawrence, (773) 545-7215. Visit www.delightfulpastries.com for more information.
Delightful Pastries is getting Zany with Zucchini for National Zucchini Day August 8
Many bakeries steer clear of vegetables in their kitchens, but Delightful Pastries is a master at making vegetables taste as good as any of their other sweets. August 8 is National Zucchini Day, which is the perfect reason to enjoy Delightful Pastries’ delicious vegetable items such as the Vegetable Frittata and Zucchini Bread, both made with fresh organic zucchini.
The Vegetable Frittata ($5.75-$6.75)
These zucchini dishes, amongst a wide range of freshly crafted items, can be found at Delightful Pastries three Chicago locations: Old Town at 1710 N. Wells St., (312) 255-0724; Jefferson Park at 5927 W. Lawrence, (773) 545-7215, and Chicago French Market at 131 N. Clinton, (312) 234-9644. Visit www.delightfulpastries.com for more information.