In case this weekend's patio-friendly weather didn't warm you up enough, it's time for summer hours at Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams, which means late-night lines around the block for some of the best scoops in town. Just in time for the season, Jeni's is pulling three varieties from the flavor vault this Friday, April 28: Savannah Buttermint (peppermint ice cream with sea salt, butter and white chocolate flecks), Brambleberry Sorbet (sweet and tart purple berries with sugar syrup) and Mango Buttermilk Frozen Yogurt (cultured buttermilk, organic yogurt and mango). The ice cream empire will also debut Chamomile Chardonnay in shops on May 5—just in time for Mother's Day—and the flavor is expected to sell out quickly.
For all your summer ice cream needs, here's a quick rundown of the hours for some of our favorite ice cream shops in Chicago:
Jeni's Armitage: Sun–Thu 11am–11pm, Fri and Sat 11am–midnight
Jeni's Southport and Wicker Park: Daily 11am–11pm
Scooter's Frozen Custard: Tue–Fri 2–10pm, Sat 1–10pm, Sun 1–9pm
Original Rainbow Cone: Daily 12–8pm
Black Dog Gelato West Town: Fri–Sun 2–10pm
Bobtail Ice Cream: Sun–Thu 11am–10pm, Fri–Sat 11am–11pm
George's Ice Cream & Sweets: Sun 11am–10pm, Mon–Thu 12–10pm, Fri 12–11pm, Sat 11am–11pm
Margie's Candies Bucktown: Sun–Thu 9am–midnight, Fri and Sat 9am–1am
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