I SCREAM, YOU SCREAM…we all know the drill so let’s get to the good stuff. July is National Ice Cream Month, so we’ve made a handy summer checklist with all of our favorite frozen treats! Here’s a printable list for all you ice cream lovers in the Chicagoland area to take along with you.

 

Classic

Wildfire's pretzel ice cream sundae

Chocolate Pretzel Ice Cream Sundae at Wildfire
Vanilla ice cream, peanuts, hot fudge, caramel sauce, peanut butter, chocolate covered pretzel rods

ice cream from oyster bah with fudge
Oyster Bah’s Peppermint Ice Cream topped with hot fudge

Peppermint Homer’s Ice Cream at Oyster Bah
Peppermint Ice Cream with hot fudge sauce

Over-the-Top Sundaes at RPM Steak
Cookies & Cream with ganache ripple and magic chocolate shell, Dulce de Leche with fior di latte and caramel

side by side images of ice cream sandwiches: summer house's cookie; Wildfire's brownie
Summer House Santa Monica’s Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches (left) and Wildfire’s Brownie Ice Cream Sandwiches with Snickers Ice Cream (right).

Ice Cream Sandwiches

Summer House Santa Monica
Housemade malted chocolate chip cookies with vanilla bean ice cream dipped in chocolate chips

Wildfire
Snickers ice cream wedged between two fudge brownies

three images: Osteria's gelato, two cups of Foodlife's gelato, Antico Posto's Peanut Butter Gelato
Osteria Via Stato’s Vanilla Bean Gelato (left), Foodlife’s Gelatos (center) and Antico Posto’s Chocolate-Peanut Butter Gelato.

Gelato

Osteria Via Stato
Vanilla Bean, Burnt Caramel, Stracciatella

Foodlife
Mixed Berry, Banana-Caramel Praline, White Chocolate Raspberry, Belgian Chocolate

Antico Posto
Cookies and Cream, Burnt Caramel, Peppermint, Chocolate-Peanut Butter, Raspberry, Chocolate Chip, Pistachio, Coconut

RPM Italian
Burrata with macerated cherry & amaretti cookie, Pistachio with wild Italian strawberries, Sicilian Pistachios

side by side images: multiple sprinkle covered paletas from Ozzie's and tallboy taco paletas stacked on top of each other
Ozzie’s Pops & Pretzels (left) and Tallboy Taco’s Paletas (right)

Paletas

Ozzie’s Pops & Pretzels
Chocolate, Vanilla, Strawberry, Mango, Chocolate-Banana, Mint Oreo, Peanut Butter & Jelly, Toasted Coconut, Dulce de Leche, Orangesicle

Tallboy Taco
Cucumber Lime, Mango-Strawberry

Ramen-san's Sesame and Matcha Ice Cream Cones (left) and M Burger's Classic Chocolate Cone (right).
Ramen-san’s Sesame and Matcha Ice Cream Cones (left) and M Burger’s Classic Chocolate Cone (right).

Cones

Classic Chocolate Cone atM Burger

Ramen-san
Black Sesame-Vanilla Ice Cream with chocolate ganache and black sesame seeds, Matcha Miso Caramel Ice Cream with miso-caramel sauce and rice crispies, Cinnamon Toast Crunch Soft Serve with miso caramel, chocolate ganache and pieces of Cinnamon Toast Crunch

Sushi-san
Rocky-san with chocolate ganache, marshmallow fluff, milk chocolate-sesame ice cream, black sesame swirl and chocolate crumble

 

Boozy

life on freezy street cocktail

Life on Freezy Street at Aba
Sauvignon Blanc, passionfruit, lime, grapefruit

RPM Italian's Bellini Float
RPM Italian’s Bellini Float

Bellini Float at RPM Italian
White peach sorbet & Giuliana Prosecco

side by side images: Bub milkshakes and RJ Grunts' milkshakes
Bub City’s over-the-top milkshakes available at the Rosemont location (left) and a Chocolate Milkshake from R.J. Grunts.

Milkshakes

Milkshakes at Bub City (Rosemont location only)
Cookies n’ Cream with cream cheese frosting and Oreo rim, Strawberry with cream cheese frosting and fresh and dried strawberry rim, Peanut Butter with chocolate and peanut butter brittle rim spiked with dark rum or bourbon

Milkshakes & Malts at R.J. Grunts
Vanilla, Chocolate, Strawberry, Pineapple, Coconut, Raspberry, Banana, Oreo Cookie, Homemade Creamy Caramel, Peanut Butter, Fresh Brewed Coffee, Dreamsicle, spiked with your choice of booze.

M Burger’s July Shake of the month is Peanut Butter Cookie Dough

Off-the-Wall

ema's blueberry thyme compote
Frozen Greek Yogurt at Ema

Frozen Yogurt & Thyme at Ema
Frozen Greek yogurt with a blueberry-thyme compote and candied lemon peel

Sushi-san's Emochi
Sushi-san’s Emochi.

Emochi at Sushi-san
Strawberry, Matcha, Mango-Thai Basil

checklist and map of all of the above ice creams

Now go soak in some sun on one of our patios. Find a patio near you!