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HAUNTS: Bang Bang Pie & Biscuits

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Chicagoans gobble up new food concepts in an instant. If Chicago is a culinary gem, then it shows not in the large number of upscale, Michelin-star winning venues, but in the tried and true favorites that quickly establish themselves as city-wide classics. Consider the ubiquitous dominance of the worth-the-wait franks at the now-defunct Hot Doug’s or the gastronomically-indulgent burgers of Kuma’s Corner as prime examples of this quality.

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Another culinary gem bright spot includes Bang Bang Pie & Biscuits. This Logan Square shop, first established more than four years ago, made a name for itself by doing what it ultimately does best – make really, really good food. Whether you’re indulging in a dense biscuit slathered with butter and seasonal jam or piling high a fork with gooey chicken pot pie or just sticking to the crispy, yet sweet candied bacon, there is bound to be something satisfying for even the most picky of palettes.

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For the first in our HAUNTS series, our Marketing Manager Britt chose Bang Bang Pie & Biscuits and it was a no-brainer. Although she lives on the other side of the city in the Ukrainian Village neighborhood, she still makes the trek to Logan Square to pick up a favorite or two from her favorite pie shop.

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And Bang Bang’s relationship extends well beyond our adoring staffers. Whether they are fueling our Beta visitors during Live, Work, Play, Repeat or offering morning munchies for our members during a monthly Breakfast Club, we wouldn’t be able to be the Brooklyn Boulders Chicago you know (and hopefully love) without their generous goods.

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WHAT SHE SAYS:

“Fulfill all of your over-indulgent millennial tendencies in their shop. Grab some rich and well-made bites, chill with friends on the back patio and take snapshots of your too-good-to-be-true eats and call it a perfect Sunday afternoon.”

WHAT TO GET:

Cinnamon rolls (when available), candied bacon, chicken pot pie


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All photos by John Khuu.