Cool Summer Treats: Time Out Chicago Kids

June 4, 2012 10:19:17 AM PDT
The June/July issue of Time Out Chicago Kids is full of ideas to stay cool! Editors have narrowed down Chicago best offerings for don't-miss summer treats.

With everything from Frango Mint ice-cream pie to Orange Cream Pie at Hoosier Mama to the "OMG" at Luckity Split, the magazine features the city's tastiest, coolest and creamiest treats.

Complete list at

  • Ice-Cream Sammie
    Cookie Bar at 2457 N. Lincoln Ave Cookie Bar -
    Pick any cookie and any gelato from a selection of 12 flavors

  • Imported Treat
    Banana Pudding from Magnolia Bakery at 108 N. State St -
    Though famous for their cupcakes, Magnolia's whipped-cream-light vanilla pudding simply layered with bananas and Nilla wafers is nothing short of heaven
  • Fro-Yo
    Plain frozen yogurt from Wow Bao at Water Tower Place
    Mix ins like green tea, ginger or pomegranate-hibiscus syrups
    Mochi, fruit or granola
    No artificial sweeteners
  • Cool cake
    Ice-cream cake from Capannari at 10 S. Pine St, Mount
    Two thick layers of any house-made specialty mixed with fudge and Oreo chunks
    Topped off with frosting
  • Tiny Treat
    Gelato tartufi at Bar Toma at 110 E Pearson St -
    Five tiny scoops of mint gelato dipped in dark chocolate and flash frozen
    Bite-sized treats, easy to share
  • Summer Pie
    Orange Cream Pie from Hoosier Mama at 1618 1/2 W Chicago Ave
    $4 per slice, $21 for a whole pie
    Dreamsicle-inspired pie
    Whipped cream clouds and buttery graham-cracker crunch
  • Sophisticated Treat
    alted caramel popcorn sundae at The Pump Room at 1301 N State Pkwy
    Salted caramel ice cream sitting on a bed of candied popcorn with peanuts over a pool of rich chocolate sauce

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