Almost everyone likes ice cream. If that weren't the case, why does vegan ice cream exist? Whether it’s summer or not, these 20 spots provide the best scoops and cones. From old fashioned ice cream and soft serve to custard and gelato, there’s a variety of rich and indulgent options to try. The latest additions to the list include vegan shop Vaca’s Creamery, Japanese-inspired Taiyaki Chicago, and Richard’s Super Premium Ice Cream in Pullman.
As of June 11, Chicago restaurants have fully reopened and the city has lifted restrictions on capacity, masking, and social distancing. For updated information on coronavirus cases, please visit the city of Chicago’s COVID-19 dashboard. Studies indicate that there is a lower exposure risk when outdoors, but the level of risk involved with patio dining is contingent on restaurants following safety guidelines. The latest CDC guidance for vaccinated diners during the COVID-19 outbreak is available here; dining out still carries risks for unvaccinated diners and workers. Find a local vaccination site here.Read More