10 ways to rock your summer in Chicago


1 Rocky Road

Smashed with everything good-marshmallow, nuts, chocolate-there is no better ice cream and no better time to enjoy it than a warm Chicago evening! Here's the scoop on Rocky Road ice cream: The guy who invented it stumbled on the recipe after cutting walnuts and marshmallows with his wife's sewing scissors and adding them to his dish of chocolate ice cream. After the Wall Street crash in 1929, he named the concoction Rocky Road to give folks something to smile about. Belly up to a bowl on June 2, National Rocky Road Ice Cream Day. Margie's Candies is a city favorite. Why not make it yours this summer?

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