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Chicago’s Coziest Hot Cocoas  SEE FULL STORY

Chicago's Coziest Hot Cocoas (Katherine Anne Confections)

Chicago’s Coziest Hot Cocoas (Katherine Anne Confections)


The best, most delicious way to ward off frigid winter temps in Chicago is with a rich-as-cake drinkable dessert that is hot chocolate. Fortunately, Chicago is a city brimming with decadent hot chocolates in many forms, from the classic to the boozy dessert. Here are some of the best hot chocolates in Chicago you need in your lives:


When it comes to hot chocolate, it doesn’t get any more decadent than the incomparable drinking chocolate at Katherine Anne Confections. This stuff is intense, more akin to a melted chocolate bar than your typical cocoa. As thick and hefty as it is, you’ll have a hard time restraining yourself from gulping down an entire cup, especially when options like pumpkin hot chocolate and white chocolate-chai hot chocolate are on hand. Each one comes outfitted with a duo of pillowy housemade marshmallows in flavors like peppermint and cinnamon sugar. There’s even a slightly meta hot chocolate marshmallow made with cayenne, habanero, and cocoa powder.


Coziest Hot Cocoas

Coziest Hot Cocoas

Another place that should come as no surprise is the aptly dubbed HotChocolate. Bucktown’s iconic, enduring dessert destination peddles an incredible roster of flavors such as chai, Mexican hot chocolate, old fashioned made with milk chocolate, a hint of caramel, and milk chocolate cocoa nib whipped ganache, and black and tan made with hot fudge. They’re all served with housemade marshmallows, available for dine-in dessert or in to-go cups. I recently took one to-go and walked along SEE FULL STORY