Cassava is Moving!

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After seven great years, our sit-down restaurant in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood is now permanently closed. The Chicago Transit Authority is building the new Brown Line Bypass which will run through our lot, and so we have to move. The great news is Cassava is taking this opportunity to move into a much larger commercial kitchen! […]

Against Malaria Foundation

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Join us in a good cause! For 30 days, starting December 9th, Cassava will donate 10% of all online sales to the Anti-Malaria Foundation. The AMF was rated # 1 by based on the effectiveness and transparency of how they use there funds.

Gluten-free Pizza

Gluten-Free Pizza

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10″ Gluten-free Pizza – Thin Crust. We’ve been making pizzas informally around the shop since it opened. It was the perfect way to use the leftover cassava dough we never wanted to waste. Customers caught sight of our creations on social media and made it clear they wanted in on the action, so we’ve developed […]

Gluten-free Guava & Cream Cheese empanada

Guava & Cream Cheese

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These mini-empanadas are a not-too- sweet sweet treat. One of our missions at Cassava is to find the best flavors and flavor combinations throughout the world and integrate them into our suite of empanadas and rolls. Guava is a tropical fruit, native to Mexico, Central America, and Northern South America. This beautiful ruby-red fruit is […]

New Cassava app

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Download our new Cassava app for Android or iPhone! Pre-order for pickup or for delivery, with an expanded menu that includes our latest flavors, special promotions and lowest menu prices. To download the app, search for “Cassava Chicago” in the App Store or Google Play Marketplace, or simply text “Cassava” to 33733 to have the […]

Gluten-free Pastured Empanadas

Pastured meat empanadas

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We have partnered with a local farm to produce Cassava empanadas made with certified organic, humanely-raised, pastured meat. This is the highest quality, most nutritious meat available.  

Gluten-free chicken baked empanada

Cassava-made, Uber-delivered

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On Monday May 4th we’re partnering with Uber to bring Cassava to the masses in downtown Chicago. $9 combo of beef, chicken and spinach empanadas. 300 empanadas will hit the streets at lunchtime. Get the details here.

Doordash Delivery

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We’ve partnered with Doordash to bring you hot empanadas right to your door. Follow the link below to get started. Enter the code to save on your first order. Coupon valid up to 30 days from this post. Order Now!  

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  • "I love your rolls and empanadas! Whenever I visit"