English: Swedish American Museum in Chicago (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Chicago’s Andersonville neighborhood has a rich cultural history of Swedish immigrantion. Here’s an Andersonville Video http://youtu.be/-kdsehoFM6M highlighting some of the neighborhood features.
Attend the 9th annual Andersonville Dessert Crawl.
WHEN: Sunday October 26, 2014 from 2-5 pm
WHERE: Clark Street in Andersonville in Chicago.
You can visit the Swedish American Museum and buy tickets for the events. There are numerous events throughout the year in chic Andersonville.
Chicago’s Andersonville Neighborhood
Andersonville Water Tower with the Swedish Flag
Andersonville Dessert Crawl will feature two distinct sweet routes: Candy Corn and Caramel Apple.
Annual Andersonville Dessert Crawl
It’s trick-or-treating with a gourmet flair! Over twenty restaurants in Chicago’s Andersonville neighborhood will showcase their sweetest and most delicious wares during the eighth annual Andersonville Dessert Crawl
This year choose between two great routes. Tickets for each route are $20 in advance and $25 the day of the event. A current listing of which restaurants are on each route (and what they are serving!) is below.
Purchase your tickets here, and then pick up your Dessert Crawl ‘passport’ at pH Productions, 1515 W Berwyn St., starting any time after 12:00 noon the day of the event.
CANDY CORN ROUTE ($20) Andies Restaurant – Pomegranate cheesecake Big Jones – Chocolate divinity Fireside Restaurant – New Orleans banana bread pudding and wild cherry mousse First Slice Pie Cafe – Apple streusel pie bites George’s Ice Cream & Sweets – Seasonal ice cream, pastries and chocolates Kopi Cafe – Mini cheesecake squares M Henry – Lemon pie and other M Henry delights My Private Chef (at In Fine Spirits) – Pumpkin mousse with ginger cookie garnish Swedish Bakery – (at pH Comedy Theater) Swedish butter cookies Starbucks – Caramelized apple cake slices Terry’s Toffee – An assortment of toffees Urban Orchard – Éclair Bakery French pastries , Defloured gluten-free treats, and Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream root beer/beer floats
CARAMEL APPLE ROUTE ($20) First Slice Pie Cafe – Apple streusel pie bites Hamburger Mary’s – Fried Twinkies and fruit cobbler Let Them Eat Chocolate – Belgian chocolate or gelato Pauline’s (At Painted Light) – Apple cranberry stuffed french bread pudding & ice cream Potbelly – Oatmeal chocolate chip cookies, sugar cookies, chocolate brownies Ranalli’s of Andersonville – Assorted cheesecakes & toppings Svea Restaurant (at Simon’s Tavern) – Swedish Rice Pudding Swedish Bakery(at pH Comedy Theater) – Swedish butter cookies Taste of Lebanon (at The Landmark of Andersonville) – Baklava Urban Orchard – Éclair Bakery French pastries , Defloured gluten-free treats, and Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream root beer/beer floats Vincent – Banana pot de crème with butterscotch shortbread The Wooden Spoon – Chocolate cream-filled cupcakes
Take a picture with the Swedish Horse in Andersonville while you’re in the “hood”.
Tickets are$20 each in advance and $25 the day of the event. Some of the participating restaurants include: Big Jones, Swedish Bakery, Ann Sather, First Slice Pie Cafe, Hamburger Mary’s and George’s Ice Cream. Buy a cool Andersonville Poster while you’re in the nighborhood. It highlights the blue water tower with the Swedish Flag.
Chicago Vintage Neighborhood Posters
Admire the architectural history in this charming neighborhood that’s loaded with historic buildings and storefronts as you stroll around enjoying decadent desserts. Below you can see my favorite Andersonville Building. Do you think the architect was inspired by wine bottles? For more information visit www.andersonvilledevcorp.org.
Architecture in Andersonville
Make plans to attend the Andersonville Arts weekend. Here’s the schedule: www.andersonville.org/artsweekend.
Dr. EveAnn Lovero writes Travel Guides @ www.vino-con-vista.com
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