Hours: Breakfast, lunch: seven days; dinner: Monday-Saturday
Counter-service cafe best for quick salads, sandwiches, or pizza.
With 30-some locations in Illinois alone, this small empire is well-known as a cheap lunch spot and a good place to find delicious (if expensive) breads: baguettes, sourdough, olive, chocolate cherry, raisin pecan, and dozens more. Also popular are the buttery desserts, including miniature fruit pies and Bundt cakes, brownies, lemon bars, cookies, and muffins.
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