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Hot Chocolate

1747 N Damen
Chicago, IL 60647


The hyperseasonal menu at Mindy Segal’s inviting storefront refuses to take a back seat to the James Beard award winner’s illustrious desserts. Begin with the exceptionally fresh soup and follow it up with a salad, chock-full of Werp Farms field greens, and the well-seasoned crab cake sandwich. Some dishes fall flat (we had an overcooked burger and greasy pasta), but who are you trying to kid? You’re there for the sweet stuff. On that front, housemade ice creams and flavored hot chocolates are the ticket. An impressive craft beer list is an unexpected bonus.

  • Reviewed

Dishes We Liked

Asparagus soup ($8); crab cake sandwich ($15); three scoops of ice cream: banana butterscotch, peanut butter frosting, mint milk-chocolate chip ($12)

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Additional Information:

Price: $30-$39
Cuisine: Contemporary American
Neighborhood: Bucktown/Wicker Park
Noteworthy: Child friendly
High noise level
Wheelchair accessible
Will seat past 10:30 p.m.
Hours: L Wed-Fri, D Tue-Sun. Br Sat, Sun.
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