Sweet Mandy B's
Hours: 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday-Thursday; 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday.
You can't think Chicago cupcake without mentioning Sweet Mandy B's. With its pastel-colored interior, this place is made for kids. The sugary frosting comes in colors that match the walls and there's a separate annex space for sitting or having your own cupcake decorating parties (up to age 10.)