National Cheesecake Day Celebration in Chicago

By Soumitra Mondal, Gaea News Network
Friday, July 30, 2010

Chicago ( - Today 30 July is observed as National Cheesecakes’ Day in Chicago, USA. This is an unofficial holiday for reasons yet to discover. Still it has gained popularity in Food articles, blogs making it a “happening” phenomena.

The biggest virtue of this day has been for the Cheesecake Factory which has taken all the advantage of it to promote its namesake product. The cakes are very versatile as according to the origins. The styles have evolved according to the origins or with the main ingredients used. For example, New York style is relying upon heavy cream. Sour Cream style which replaces heavy cream with sour one. Pennsylvania Dutch style which uses slightly tangy cheese and so on.

So the celebrations have begun hosted by Eli’s Cheesecakes. The two day festival will try to commensurate with the sweet tooth of Americans. Eli has set a timetable offering free slices cheesecakes of different flavors every hour. The festival will be adorned by the performances of Cheesecake Dancers with the original Cheesecake songs.

The schedule starts from 8 am to 6 pm one per person per hour while the supplies lasts.

8 am : Vanilla Bean cake
9 am : Carmel Apple Cheesecake
10 am : Belgian Chocolate Cheesecake
11 am : Milk Chocolate Cheesecake
12 pm : Chocolate Chip Cheesecake
1 pm : Turtle Cheesecake
2 pm : Key Lime Cheesecake
3 pm : Mud Pie Cheesecake
4 pm : Original Plain Cheesecake
5 pm : Chocolate Caramel Pecan Cheesecake

Though the Cheesecakes are rich in high calories, still it is the favorite of all ages. If you yearn for it then simply enjoy today and run an extra mile tomorrow. After all tongue needs a treat too while you are caring for the body.

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