5 Fab Fall Flavors

Ben Rains | October 24, 2016 | Food & Drink Best of The Best Eat

Step aside pumpkin spice—these five spots take the season's signature flavors to the next level.
City Press Juice's seasonal Pomme Toddy is like fall in a bottle.
1. City Press Juice & Bottle

The Pomme Toddy from this local all-organic juicery is freshly pressed and packed with sweet potato, pomegranate, cinnamon, ginger and orange - a crisp cold juice perfect for fall. 2931 N. Broadway, 773.360.7226; 2136 North Ave., 773.687.9724, citypressjuice.com

2. Gene & Georgetti

A new seasonal menu takes advantage of autumn’s bounty. Highlights include sweet potato gnocchi in brown butter sauce and braised lamb shank, plus a cozy cocktail of gin and apple cider to wash it down. 9421 W. Higgins Road, 847.653.3300, geneandgeorgetti.com

3. Nonnina

This old-school Italian spot in River North offers rustic autumnal dishes such as butternut squash ravioli and wood roasted beef tenderloin with black truffle sauce. 340 N. Clark St., 312.822.0077, nonninachicago.com

4. Bang Bang Pie & Biscuits

Apple cider cream pie with a cider glaze, and chocolate coffee chess with a cookie crust are just a few of the shop’s seasonal menu must-haves. 2051 N. California Ave., 773.276.8888, 4947 N. Damen Ave., 773.530.9020, bangbangpie.com

5. Autre Monde Cafe & Spirits

Abundant autumn flavors appear throughout this Mediterranean spot’s seasonal menu. May we suggest pairing the Moroccan vegetable stew with a bourbon and burnt honey cocktail for the perfect warm-up? 6727 W. Roosevelt Road, 708.775.8122, autremondecafe.net


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