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This Oak Park organic bakery from local pastry celeb Michelle Garcia offers goodies such as cupcakes, tarts, teacakes, brownies and scones, many of them vegan, as well as coffee from Alterra in Milwaukee. Full-sized special occasion cakes are available too. (Design your own, or choose from one of the house specialties such as carrot cake with cream cheese frosting.) Baking is done at Bleeding Heart's main location in Roscoe Village; goods are transported here for sale every morning.