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The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern


The exterior of Bennisons Bakery on Davis Street on a winter day in Evanston.

Best Sweet Treat: Bennison’s Bakery

February 26, 2024

There’s always room for a sweet treat from Bennison’s Bakery, where sugary delights line display cases. Nestled on the corner of Davis Street and Maple Avenue, Bennison’s has been an Evanston...

Frank Wach and Teddy Delacruz won Bennison’s 13th annual paczki eating contest, consuming a total of 25 paczkis in five minutes.

Bennison’s Bakery hosts 13th annual paczki eating contest

February 11, 2024

Spectators packed the sidewalks around Bennison’s Bakery to watch participants devour Polish pastries in the bakery’s 13th annual paczki eating contest Saturday. The winners of the contest, Frank...

The history department partnered with Bennison’s Bakery to provide decorated cakes displaying images themed to the department’s Winter Quarter courses.

Cakes and Classes delivers sweet insight into winter history courses

November 7, 2023

Exploring Winter Quarter history courses was easy as cake for students who attended the history department’s recurring Cakes and Classes event, as professors welcomed the sugar rush of eager undergraduates. Twelve...

Egg cracking over dollar bills and coins over a blue background.

Rising egg prices leave Evanston businesses scrambling

April 7, 2023

Eggs are the “number one ingredient” at Ovo Frito Café in Evanston, according to co-owner Zinnia Iglesias.  “Omelets, pancakes, french toast — everything has eggs,” Iglesias said. But,...

Rows of pink and brown macaroons in trays.

Best Bakery: Bennison’s Bakery

February 23, 2023

Just a five-minute stroll from Fountain Square in downtown Evanston, Bennison’s Bakery is a must-go spot for the perfect pick-me-up pastry.  On the corner of Davis Street and Maple Avenue, its almost...

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