by Kimberly Peiffer - 51 Reviews - 84 List
Nothing comforts a sweet tooth like a rich, creamy milkshake, and there's no doubt that Chicago has some top-notch versions of the chilly treat. But these days, its all about moving up a step from your basic vanilla milkshake found in the '50s diner and exploring the endless, modern flavor combinations that have popped up in recent years. We've narrowed it down to our five favorite milkshakes in Chicago. (Photo: Ghirardelli)
Updated: September 08, 2010
The coconut cream pie concrete--a milkshake so think Scooter's can serve it upside down--is an irresistible mix of vanilla custard, coconut and graham-cracker pie crust. It's finished with a generous dollop of whipped cream.
The s'more sensation--with rich chocolate ice cream and an abundance of hot fudge, marshmallow and crushed graham crackers mixed in--is a no-brainer. It brings back those memories of nights around the campfire, minus the mosquitoes and ashes in your hair.