Slices and whole pies too. Do you know what this means for Cheesecake Factory lovers? If you don't, here's a perfect way to discover why it's loved so much.

Recently, on The Steve Shannon Show, we were talking about the businesses many of us wish we had in Rockford. We got hundreds of comments when the question was shared on Facebook. We counted up the businesses mentioned and revealed the five businesses that got the most mentions. It's no surprise that they all have something to do with food.

Check out the full list:  The Top 5 Businesses Rockford Peeps Want More Than Any Other

The business you said you would love to move to Rockford more than any other has a location just about an hour from Rockford (45 minutes if you don't hit much traffic). It's nice to have a location not too far away, but the masses need it in The Forest City, and it appears it's in the worst way.

The Cheesecake Factory

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Here's the GREAT news for Rockford area Cheesecake Factory lovers. It appears you no longer have to jump on the interstate to get your cheesecake fix.

There's a pretty special little sweet shop that is full of surprises. It's a restaurant too, but we'll get to that in a bit.  Sweets N' Eats just off Perryville Road in Rockford has Cheesecake Factory slices and whole pies.

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Sweet N' Eats in Rockford Has Cheesecake from the Cheesecake Factory

Just in case you didn't catch that, I said it twice. Now, let's take some time to stare and admire this Cheesecake Factory Godiva chocolate masterpiece.

Listen, I'm finishing up writing this post in the car as my wife and I are headed to Sweets N' Eats now.

Are you in the car yet? Here's Sweets N' Eats menu, so you can try to decide before you even get out of the car.

Put their address into Google Maps for an unforgettable ice cream trip. This place isn't only an ice cream shop, it's also a Mexican restaurant.

Sweet N' Eats 7096 Walton St, Rockford

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