Summer is over, but that doesn’t stop us from having our delicious frozen treats. If you’re like us, you probably crave ice cream even in the winter time! Hi, we’re John & Christina, siblings who run @WeEatChicago. Today we’ll all hop on the sugar rush express as we show you our “Top 5 Shaved Ice in the Suburbs!” We know, we know… good places in the suburbs? It must be a myth. Lucky for you, as your tour guides, we’ll be able to share some of our hidden gems that we found in the suburbs….
Tucked away between residential buildings in the Gold Coast, you’ll find La Storia. La Storia offers great dining options daily, but the brunch menu is what really shines. Zachary Dawson, the restaurant’s Chef de Cuisine, created an exquisite new menu known as the Social Brunch. With mouth-watering dining options and drink specials, this brunch package is a great way to spend your weekend, dining and socializing with friends.
XO Marshmallow, located in Rogers Park, is Chicago’s first marshmallow-themed cafe and dessert spot. It’s a wonderland devoted to ooey, gooey, fluffy, squishy, melt-in-your mouth marshmallow treats. Menu items include hot drinks like the Toasted Marshmallow Latte (need I say more?), iced drinks (frozen hot chocolate, anyone?), s’mores (think donuts and tacos) and more….