Chicago shops offer variety of iced treats to enjoy in the summer
Frozen desserts are a sweet way to chill out in the hotter months
Chicago summer’s heat is no joke, with people left sweating and desperate for something to help them cool down. Across the city the atmosphere heats up to over 100º on some days. Luckily, Chicago is full of stores offering unique treats to refresh people across the city.
One of these stores is Ava’s Italian Ice on the North Side, with icy, slush in fruity flavors. Walk up to Ava’s Italian Ice and you’ll face a small window with friendly workers, along with a whiteboard revealing the flavors of the day.
A second store with locations across the city is Kilwin’s Ice Cream, with any flavor and style of ice cream you can imagine, like Traverse City Cherry to Sunrise Kooler. The store carries the scent of rich chocolate fudge, which customers can often watch being made live. Kilwin’s lets you choose how you’d like your ice cream, with a variety of options for cones, flavors and toppings.
In the bustling streets of Chinatown is Oriental Tea, offering rolled ice cream with a variety of fruits and toppings in a sit-down store filled with goodies and toys for purchase. Oriental Tea has a beautiful interior, incorporating classical Chinese-style elements in the building design mixed with modern accents.