Best Local: National Fondue Month 2014

Celebrate This February Holiday at Best Local Spots in Chicago and the Suburbs

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Courtesy of Recipes Wiki

There’s nothing like gooey goodness to melt away winter blues. Whether you’re into bread, meat, or dessert, there’s a way for you celebrate National Fondue Month during February in Chicago and the Chicago suburbs. Check out these drool-worthy Best Local spots to get a fresh fondue fix.

Courtesy of Geja's Cafe

Courtesy of Geja’s Cafe

The romantic Best Local Geja’s Café (340 W Armitage) is Lincoln Park’s perfect date-night spot. This rustic, dimly lit restaurant offers generous portions on its large variety of fondue choices. Try the Premiere Fondue Dinner for Valentine’s Day: four courses that include cheese fondue, Geja’s salad, assorted fresh veggies, eight dipping sauces and flaming chocolate fondue. A 10-minute walk from Belden Stratford!

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Courtesy of Truthsc

The non-traditional fondue offering at Best Local La Madia (59 W Grand Ave.) will kick your meal off right: The pizza fondue is basically a pizza dough ball you can dip in marinara or pesto. This Italian restaurant also offers spinach and taleggio fondue with white truffle oil. A 6-minute walk from 400 N LaSalle in River North!

Courtesy of Graham's 318 Coffeehouse

Courtesy of Graham’s 318 Coffeehouse

For a super sweet afternoon, head to Best Local Graham’s 318 Coffeehouse (318 N 3rd St.) in Geneva. The chocolate fondue is the specialty at this quaint and casual café. All the pastries and gelato are made in-house here, including the marshmallows, pound cake and angel food, ready to dip in Graham’s signature chocolate fondue. A 9-minute drive from AMLI St. Charles, and 22-minute drive from Lincoln at the Parks in Naperville!