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sweetnspice May 10, 2007 11:00 AM

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    rmcquade Jun 28, 2012 07:32 PM

    Try Couture Cupcakes in Lake Zurich, Il. They are really good. I've been to all the places in NYC - these are better. They are located on Rte.12 near Deer Park Shopping. All are great. My favorites are Heavenly Swine (with bacon - yes, it is unbelievably good), their root beer cupcake, their smores cupcake and their skinny cupcake (100 cals.). They also make a cupcake muffin that is simply unbelievable. I am so picky, so this recommendation hopefully helps you out,

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      applesandoranges May 18, 2007 03:27 PM

      Sweet Mandy B's yellow cake cupcake with chocolate frosting!

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        Molto E May 12, 2007 11:17 AM

        sarah's pastries and candies at Oak and Rush for sure!! Try the Black and White cupcake for a cool riff on an old standard

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          ljero May 10, 2007 12:15 PM

          Depends on what type you are looking for, but my all time favorites, including chocolate and red velvet are from Fox and Obel. I also happen to love Sweet Mandy Bs for a sugar rush--just their plain vanilla. I did not at all like the new palce Swirlz on Orchard. No flavor to icing and cake not very moist.

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            KCarr May 11, 2007 08:16 AM

            I second Sweet Mandy Bs! Absolutely perfect cupcakes.

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            jesteinf May 10, 2007 11:05 AM

            http://www.chowhound.com/topics/37670...

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