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an exceptionally badass bakery

5.0 Stars

Bleeding Heart melds perfect-tasting baked goods (sweet rolls, muffins, cupcakes, truffles, fudge, scones, etc.) with creative and awesome pastry design.

Check out their flickr site [http://www.flickr.com/photos/thebleedingheartbakery/] for some sweet photos of tattoo cakes, hilarious wedding cakes, and even a pastry re-creation of the ancient Mayan calendar.

The interior at the bakery is colorful, funky and cozy. Go in the afternoon to enjoy coffee and a cupcake, and sit on the bright orange pleather couches. I was particularly pleased to find that they serve Metropolis coffee - my favorite local Chicago roaster.

The shop also sells handmade aprons, t-shirts, and other merch with irreverent-type images and text.

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