Some of our favorite Chicago-style s’mores
August 6, 2013 5:56PM
Kit Kat Lounge & Supper Club, 3700 N. Halsted. Check out the s’more tart (semi-sweet dark chocolate, toasted mini marshmallows, Graham cracker cookie crust, served with vanilla ice cream and whipped cream with chocolate shavings, $7). Available through August. www.kitkatchicago.com
Eateries across town have added s’mores to their menus. Here are five of our picks for unique takes on the classic treat. Visit suntimes.com/food for more places to enjoy s’mores.
Artisan Table located in Chicago Marriott Naperville, 1801 N. Naperville, Naperville. Chef Jourdan Wilhoit whipped up a s’more parfait (layered Graham cracker crumbs, rich chocolate mousse, marshmallow creme topped with a honey meringue— made with the hotel’s rooftop bee honey— and a chocolate dipped graham cracker, $6) for the summer menu. Visit, www.marriott.com.
Girl Scouts of America. The original “some more” recipe from the 1927 Girl Scouts of America handbook.
Kit Kat Lounge & Supper Club, 3700 N. Halsted. Check out the s’more tart (semi-sweet dark chocolate, toasted mini marshmallows, graham cracker cookie crust, served with vanilla ice cream and whipped cream with chocolate shavings, $7). Available through August. Visit, www.kitkatchicago.com.
Standard Market Bakery, 333 E. Ogden, Westmont. Offers a family-size s’more pie (layer of fudge, creamy chocolate filling, marshmallows and whipped cream in a graham cracker crust, topped with chocolate chips, $12.99). Available through summer. Visit, www.standardmarket.com.
Vanille Patisserie in the French Market, 131 N. Clinton. Anything French sounds fancy including the gourmet graham bar (graham cracker streusel, graham cracker financier— sponge cake, chocolate ganache, dark glaze with house made marshmallow, $5.25). Available through the summer. www.vanillepatisserie.com
Zed451, 739 N. Clark. Pastry Chef Kate Milashus’ s’more pie (graham cracker crust, bittersweet chocolate ganache and house made marshmallow) currently served with peanut butter-banana ice cream and curry candied peanut (these additions change seasonally), $9. Visit, www.zed451.com.
—Denise I. O’Neal