So far, Chicago's winter hasn't been bad enough to force the city into complete hibernation, but fingers and noses are certainly still chilled during holiday shopping. It's the kind of weather that makes us reach for piping hot beverages to warm our mittened hands, and no drink fits the bill better than hot chocolate. From silky gourmet Valhrona cocoa to complex Mexican spices, there are more variations on hot chocolate in Chicago than you can shake a candy cane at.
Whether your preference is classic, adventurous, or boozy, here are nine hot chocolates not to be missed. Of course, we'd also love to hear what your favorite cups are in the city. Let us know!
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