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What Chicagoans Can Sip On Besides Pumpkin Spice Lattes

Sidney Madden
Sidney Madden
Posted on September 21
Fall treats from the Goddess and Grocer

Fall treats from the Goddess and Grocer. (Courtesy of the Goddess and Grocer)

You don’t just have to go to Starbucks for fall-themed drinks: Chicago cafes have a bunch of festive specials for you to sip on.

The cafe has a few different lattes: raspberry toffee pretzel, sunrise, and brown butter pumpkin.

You can’t go wrong with a classic PSL from this West Side spot.

Try a pumpkin cold brew latte or a pumpkin spice chai latte, both topped with graham cracker crumbs 🤤

The Mexican coffee shop has drink specials like a pumpkin spice horchata and café de olla (traditional Mexican coffee with cinnamon).

Get hot or iced caramel apple cider for this sweet treat. I’ll update you if the sweet potato pie latte is coming back this year!

Truth Be Told’s blood orange boulevardier.

Truth Be Told’s blood orange boulevardier. (Courtesy of Truth Be Told)

Plus, there are alcoholic beverages in the mix!

Order a blood orange boulevardier — made with bourbon, orange syrup, and Campari — from the English pub.

Order a pumpkin spice martini at the popular North Side trivia bar.

The downtown rooftop won’t offer these drinks until its autumn pop-up Oct. 13, but you can dream about German chocolate coffee cocktails, hot buttered rum, and boozy hot chocolate in the meantime.

We’ll share fall food specials next — stay tuned!

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