Today is the day that we celebrate the nation’s favorite flavor: Chocolate! Today is National Chocolate Day and that is cause for celebration! Here are a few of the best places in the city to get your chocolate fix!
Mindy’s Hot Chocolate -1747 N Damen Ave.
Mindy’s Hot Chocolate is an amazing restaurant in the very cool Wicker Park/Bucktown neighborhood. Mindy’s is known for it’s delicious and constantly rotating seasonal breakfast, lunch, and dinner menus. One of the highlights are the desserts. The biggest crowd pleaser is the house made hot chocolate that comes in variety of flavors, and is topped off with a house-made marshmallow! From Classic Hot Chocolate to the killer pumpkin spice, there’s a flavor for everyone. And don’t forget to order an extra marshmallow!
Godiva Chocolatier – Water Tower Place and 108 N State Street (Block 37)
Godiva is a household name in the world of and Chicago is lucky enough to not have only one, but two locations! You can find so many delectable treats there, from the solid chocolate bars, pralines, and they individual squares where you can mix and match your favorites! Godiva offers a lot of yummy gift ideas as well. Just make sure you save something for yourself!
Hershey’s Chocolate World -822 N Michigan Ave.
Obviously you can’t say “chocolate” without Hershey! Right on Magnificent Mile, you’ll find Hershey’s World Chicago, where they have everything from Hershey’s kisses to the world’s largest chocolate bar that weighs whopping five pounds!
Vosges Haut Chocolat – 520 N Michigan Ave.
Vosges houses delicious gourmet chocolate! They are known for their wide selections of house made truffles that you can pair with wine from their fabulous collection. They also offer exotic chocolate bars, and hot chocolate. In honor of National Hot Chocolate Day, they are offering complimentary 4 piece truffle box with a purchase $40 or more in store, plus 15% off online.
Happy National Chocolate Day!