Where to get a sweet treat in Chicago’s West Town neighborhood

When your sweet tooth is craving to be satisfied, venture to the West Town area to try a variety of unusual but delicious treats. These hidden treasures are sure to please and leave you coming back for more.

When your sweet tooth is craving to be satisfied, venture to the West Town area to try a variety of unusual but delicious treats.

If you’re craving that old-fashioned pie baked from scratch, Hoosier Mama Pie Shop will
feel just like your own mama made it. There are the classics like
apple, pumpkin and banana cream all rolled, peeled and made by
hand. Each day there are more than 10 options of sweet pies,
quiches and savory pies available. And for a real treat that was
even featured on The Food Network, try the “Fat Elvis” pie made
with chocolate, peanut butter and bananas in a graham
cracker-peanut-pretzel crust. It’s likely even better than your own
mama could have made it.

Hoosier Mama Pie Company

If you’re searching for something way out of the ordinary, Black Dog Gelato, with
its unusual combinations of flavors, is the place to try. The
gourmet gelato and sorbet menu includes options like Mexican hot
chocolate, goat cheese cashew caramel, cocoa nib with toasted
pecans, and sesame fig chocolate chip. Owner Jessica Oloroso worked
as the pastry chef at Scylla with Top Chef’s Stephanie Izard and
her passion is shown in every delightful flavor available. Plus the
majority of items are gluten- and vegan-friendly. When it re-opens
for spring, you can find 12 to 20 rotating flavors just waiting in
the case to be devoured.

Black Dog Gelato

Whether you are in the mood for a sweet bite or a hot brunch,West Town Bakery & Diner can accommodate both. It’s a naturaland organic bakery, with more than 100 living species grown ontheir very own rooftop farm. With a glass-walled kitchen, you havea front row seat to witness your cakes, treats and doughnuts beingcreated. The cakeballs are a must at this brightly colored andcheery spot. With flavors like blueberry lemon, Mexican spice andFrench toast, these balls are a real treat. You can get thecakeballs by the dozen or just one to satisfy your sweet tooth.

West Town Bakery &Diner

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