Armed with the knowledge that winter will inevitably rear its dreary head, Chicagoans place great importance on enjoying the autumn lead-up while it lasts. There’s nothing wrong with an apple cider doughnut in, say, April, but there’s something about that juicy, sticky sweetness that tastes even better when devoured outside — ideally with a pumpkin patch at hand.
There’s no age limit to fall fun, so pack up a friend, partner, and/or the kiddies for a frolic among the gourds. Explore Eater Chicago’s list of the top orchards, patches, and farms featuring stellar seasonal flavors and attractions. All of the locations are within a two-hour drive from the city.Read More