Get Your Peanut Fix This November at Best Local Spots in Chicago and the Suburbs
Celebrate your favorite sticky and sweet brown spread this month: November is National Peanut Butter Lovers’ Month! Lucky for your sweet tooth, Chicago and the Chicago suburbs have plenty of Best Local spots for you to get your peanut butter fix. The only question left is: crunchy or creamy?
Who says peanut butter doesn’t belong in a bar? Try the peanut butter cup martini at Lincoln Park’s Best Local Solstice Bar (2666 N. Halsted St.). Yelpers claim this martini “looked like it came out of a magazine and was yummylicious.” Order one of its desserts with your drink for the ultimate indulgence, just a 13-minute 36 Bus ride from Belden Stratford in Lincoln Park.
Take your peanut butter pick at Naperville’s Best Local Miss Joan’s Cupcakes (3344 S. Route 59)—this place has a chocolate peanut butter cupcake and PB&J cupcake. The peanut butter Oreo cupcake is a seasonal selection definitely worth the splurge. Get it just a 20-minute drive from Lincoln at the Parks and Iroquois Club in Naperville.
Get the ultimate PB lover’s experience at Best Local spot Bulk Fresh Pantry (6A E. Devon Ave.) in Elk Grove Village: Grind your own peanut butter. This shop has a variety of peanuts to choose from; make it creamy or crunchy! Everything here is all natural, sourced from growers and suppliers the store owners know personally. Just a 12-minute drive from Park Meadows in Schaumburg!