Join Naperville Foodies Ice Cream Walking Tour--Saturday, June 1

Calling all foodies to join us on a walking tour of the Ice Cream and Gelato shops in Downtown Naperville on Saturday, June 1.

You can simply tag along and try the free samples or buy whatever you would like to eat. We're going to visit some really great ice cream and gelato shops and learn a little about what makes each one special.

There is no cost to join the tour. Just bring yourself and pay for the food you eat. Please let us know if you plan to join by E-mailing us at

12:00-1:00 MidiCi  Optional Lunch at MidiCi, one of our favorite authentic Italian restaurants in Downtown. They also have a small selection of Gelato (and a Nutella Crepe that is incredible) so you might want to start your sampling there...

COOKIE DOUGH CREATIONS Free Samples or buy a mini for $3.50. Menu
Cookie Dough Creations was founded in 1994 when Jim Bewersdorf began making cookie dough pies out of his home and selling them to restaurants. Soon Jim’s original Cookie Dough Ice Cream Pie was being sold in more than 100 restaurants in Chicagoland.
In 1995 the retail store opened its doors in Naperville, Illinois. To our knowledge, this store is the only place on the planet selling raw edible cookie dough. They feature 8 flavors of raw dough, 16 flavors of ice cream. They never use mixes, artificial ingredients, or frozen products. They’re a small, local operation with a lot of heart – no fluff, no filler, just the best desserts you’ve ever tasted, straight from the mixing bowl.

Free Samples or buy a child's size (adults can buy this size too) for $3.50. Menu
Next we will visit the brand new Kilwins in Naperville! In addition to their Original Recipe ice cream and hand made fresh candy, they have the world's best Mackinac Island fudge.

Free Samples or buy a child's size (adults can buy this size too) for $3.50. Menu
Cold Stone Creamery makes their ice cream is made fresh in the store. It's churned from the finest ingredients and mixed with your choice of candy, cakes, fruits or nuts on a frozen granite stone we proudly serve the best tasting, made-to-order ice cream you’ve ever had.

Free Samples or a small cup of their tasty Gelato is $4.00. Menu
We'll conclude the tour at a new Gelato shop that we are really excited about. If you've not tried Gelato, you're definitely in for a treat! Sweet Home Gelato provides free samples of Gelato and Sorbet flavors to all customers, so tasting is covered.  They also carrie an assortment of baked goods that are Vegan and Gluten Free.  They are provided by Holcomb Hollow which is located in Mundelein Illinois.  They also feature Hansa Coffee which is based out of Libertyville, Illinois.  We are really excited about their Pour Over Coffee and Cold Brew. Their flavors change quite a bit, but my two favorites are Mint Chip and our new Heath Bar!

What is gelato?
Gelato (Italian Ice Cream) is smoother & denser than American ice cream. Gelato is made with whole milk, eliminating cream & butter fat, making it a healthier choice. Since temperature plays a role in the distinct flavors and smooth texture, our gelato is served 10-15 degrees warmer than ice cream. When you are craving something sweet, enjoy our gelatos and sorbets without the guilt!

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