The Dearborn Tavern
Cuisine: American, Comfort Food, New American
Superlative desserts at a tavern? Irish owned but utterly American, The Dearborn can be found at the intersection the Theater District, satisfying food and lively ambiance. Pastry Chef Julianna... Read More
Superlative desserts at a tavern? Irish owned but utterly American, The Dearborn can be found at the intersection the Theater District, satisfying food and lively ambiance. Pastry Chef Julianna Westgor has a playful style riffing on ice cream truck treats in the summer and warming things up in the winter with adults only hot chocolate and fried banana bread with hazelnut chocolate ganache, malted milk jam and hazelnut crunch ice cream. Her peanut butter chocolate dream is just that and don't leave without someone ordering the gooey butter cake with burnt honey ice cream and orange caramel drizzle. Her churros change seasonally (Caramel Apple or Cinnamon Spice Churros, which combine pumpkin white chocolate mousse with Rumchata ice cream and a warm toffee pour. Other desserts are inspired by seasonal fruits - key-lime blueberry-pie ice cream anyone? Couple any choice with local and rich Big Shoulders coffee.
- Dessert: "Although it's is located in Block 37, a shopping center in the heart of the Loop, the entrance is on the corner of Dearborn and Randolph."
- Best for Dessert Because: In the Theater District, the Dearborn's inventive dessert program is perfect for those in need of pre or post-show sugar.