By its nature, ice cream evokes nostalgia, and no shop drips with more nostalgia than Original Rainbow Cone. The legendary Beverly destination hasn’t changed a lick over the years, and now ORC plans to cash in on the happy memories of Chicagoans by opening a Loop branch in August in the historic Page Brothers Building. Lunch-breaking downtowners can savor the joys of the famous five-colored cone, an old-time classic, sporting layers of orange sherbet and Palmer House (a cherry-walnut mix), pistachio, strawberry, and chocolate ice cream. OK, so five scoops balanced on a sugar cone doesn’t exactly look like a rainbow, but we’re guessing your tongue won’t mind. 177 N. State St.
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