This week: Magnolia Bakery’s customized cupcakes, Taylor & Co., Geja’s Café and FEED.
Planning a wedding? Take a cue from event expert Derrick Taylor of Taylor & Co. and go with a barn theme, a charming and on-trend way to say “I do.” From floral arrangements (above) to total event production, Taylor & Co. crafts a wedding, fundraiser or corporate event that suits any style. Visit Taylorandcompanychicago.com.
Add a personal touch to the sweets table with Magnolia Bakery’s customized cupcakes. Top the treats with an image or text — or add a personalized tag — for a wedding favor that truly takes the cake ($5.25 each, Magnoliabakery.com).
FEED — founded by Lauren Bush Lauren and Ellen Gustafson to help combat global hunger — has teamed up with Target for the FEED USA + Target collection. Pieces range from clothing to sporting goods, and each carries a number, indicating the number of meals to be donated with its sale. 2656 N. Elston; Target.com.
Since opening in 1965, Geja’s Café (340 W. Armitage) has hosted 16,214 on-site engagements and is regularly regarded as one of Chicago’s most romantic restaurants. To honor its 48th anniversary, the intimate fondue spot is offering 48 percent off the food bill through July 4. 340 W. Armitage, 773-281-9101; Gejascafe.com