After a long-awaited Chicago success story at Ann Sather, we meander up the street to Swedish Bakery, renewed in our spirits that maybe, just maybe, we have stumbled upon the neighborhood holding true Best Thing I Ever Ate greatness. With Ted Allen's big win with the cinnamon roll, we are confident that we might have the same luck with his NUTTY choice of the marzipan baked goods.
Minor problem: we kind of hate marzipan.
|And Now We Have to Eat a Box Full of It|
|Who Knew the Swedes Were So "Friendly"?|
"We ordered already," Vodka assures her.
"Well, what about YOU? What do YOU want?" she asks Ginger.
Um, lady. Chill out.
|Or It's 1-Star for You, My Pretty, And Your Little Frog, Too|
|No Refrigeration Needed If Consumed Two Minutes Later|
|It's Not Easy Being Green|
|Biology Frog Dissection, Bakery Edition|
|This Would Be More Palatable If It Were Finger Food|
|Rule of Thumb: Add Whipped Cream to Everything|
|Eating Everything But the Marzipan|
Swedish Bakery's Marzipan: 3 stars