Mindy’s HotChocolate Restaurant and Dessert Bar has become a not-so-secret treat for Chicago locals and visitors alike. James Beard Award-winning pastry chef Mindy Segal has gained steady recognition for her culinary creations and has become a solid feature of any “Best of Chicago” list. Segal has appeared on Martha Stewart’s cooking show, published her own “Cookie Love” Cookbook, and has contributed “Pro Tip” videos and recipes to Saveur Magazine’s website. However, Segal does not stop at sweet treats; her restaurant menu proves this woman knows good food. HotChocolate highlights locally sourced, seasonal, and sustainable ingredients to provide the freshest fine fare in town. Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, or Dinner—you are guaranteed to go on a culinary adventure, complete with artfully mixed drinks and a grand finale of gourmet desserts.