New Paradise Bakery Brings Sicilian Pastries, Gelato And More To Gladstone Park

Sep 21, 2022 253

BY: Ariel Parrella-Aureli

A longtime Sicilian bakery has opened another outpost — 5,000 miles away, on the Far Northwest Side. New Paradise Bakery, 5742 N. Milwaukee Ave., is a gelateria, bakery and deli led by owner and chef Vito Rubino, whose parents are from Palermo, Italy. After running a pizzeria in Logan Square, he formed a partnership with the New Paradise Bakery owner in Palermo and wanted to bring its Italian delicacies to the United States.

Chicago’s New Paradise opened in March. “It’s been a dream of mine and my father’s to incorporate the U.S. with Italy, so this was the perfect opportunity,” said Rubino, who was born and raised in Chicago.

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