Firecakes Donuts

by Steven Behling


Weddings make me hungry.  Possibly because I eat my feelings, and weddings, as much as I enjoy the celebration of loved ones making a commitment to cherish and honor one another, also remind me that I am alone.  So alone.  More doughnuts, please.

On my way to my dear friend Lauren's wedding in the spring of 2013, I had exactly 15 minutes between getting off the red line at Grand and the first chords of the processional music.  Just enough time to stop in at Firecakes Donuts, take a photo, eat a fluffy lemon verbena meringue Firecake the size of my head, straighten my tie, and walk in to Assumption Roman Catholic Church with six minutes to spare.   

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There's always time for doughnuts.

Firecakes Donuts is located at 68 W Hubbard St in Chicago, Illinois.