For Valentine's Day, Bittersweet Pastry Shop, 1114 W. Belmont, is baking up giant fortune cookies (above) for $6 a piece. How giant? "About the size of a small woman's fist," says publicist Jamie Hannah. You choose the words that go inside. Order 48 hours in advance by calling (773) 929-1100.
Blue Sky Inn Bakery and Cafe, 3720 N. Lincoln, also is offering personalized homemade fortune cookies by the dozen for $10. You can submit up to 10 different messages.
If you're more into heart-shaped edibles, TeddyFabz, 663 Lake Cook Rd. in Deerfield, is grilling heart-shaped burgers Friday through Monday for $4.69. They're served open-faced.