Hometown Treat

Marshall Field’s and now Macy’s signature Frango Mints were pretty perfect to begin with—how could you go wrong with that ingenious balance of cool mint and creamy chocolate?

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Photograph: Martina Sheehan
The Frango Cafe inside Macy's on State Street serves up Frango Mint ice cream pie.
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Photograph: Martina Sheehan
The Frango Cafe inside Macy's on State Street serves up Frango Mint ice cream pie.

Frango Mint ice-cream pie
Frango Cafe at Macy’s, 111 N State St, seventh floor, 312-781-1000. $4.50.

Marshall Field’s and now Macy’s signature Frango Mints were pretty perfect to begin with—how could you go wrong with that ingenious balance of cool mint and creamy chocolate? But this dessert takes it to the next level by whipping those tried-and-true flavors into an ice cream, pouring it into a graham-cracker crust and serving it up as a chilled summer-loving take on an old Chicago classic.

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