Today is National hot Chocolate Day. Here are seven places in Clark and Champaign counties that offer hot chocolate so you can take part in the celebration.
Winans Springfield, 32 N. Fountain Ave., Springfield
Winans is a regional chain that was established in the 1800s and is in its fourth generation of family ownership. Along with coffee and hot chocolate, the business also specializes in locally made chocolates.
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Un Mundo Cafe, 117 S. Fountain Ave., Springfield
Un Mundo Cafe, also located in downtown Springfield, serves 20 varieties of tea from Rishi Tea, along with locally made wines, foods and baked goods.
Coffee Expressions, 1111 N. Plum St., Springfield
Coffee Expressions is a locally owned family business open seven days a week. It features coffees and teas from Crimson Cup. In addition to standard hot chocolate, it also offers seasonal flavors like pumpkin hot chocolate, as well as frozen hot chocolate.
The Depot Coffee House, 644 Miami St., Urbana
The Depot Coffee House is located in downtown Urbana. Along with hot chocolate, its menu includes a variety of teas and smoothies.
The Spotted Cow Coffee House, 927 N. Main St., Urbana
The Spotted Cow Coffee House in Urbana serves breakfast and lunch along with a large menu of teas, coffees, hot chocolate and other items.
Tim Hortons, various locations
Tim Hortons serves coffee, hot chocolate, doughnuts, breakfast food and sandwiches at several locations in Clark and Champaign counties.
Scout’s Cafe, 1399 Moorefield Road, Springfield
Scout’s Cafe in Northridge is a locally owned business operated by a group of Springfield families. Along with hot chocolate, the business offers lattes, mochas, smoothies, iced and hot teas and kid-friendly drink options.