Warm Bellies in the West Loop

Quietly opened in February, Warm Belly Bakery is an quaint independent storefront offering a rotating menu of diverse cookies. Run by head baker, Joe Dela Pena and trader Francis Wisniewski, Warm Belly Baker bangs out 30 different styles of cookies each week (usually 10 flavors daily).

Who’s the hottest girl in town ?

The Behind the Scenes series entails insight from behind the chef’s counter and a restaurant’s outlook of its past, present, and future.  Calling its home in the ever so popular Restaurant Row neighborhood and being sister location to Siena Tavern, Bar Siena has had big “success-shoes” to fill – even before opening. Developing its own style, groove,…