The Pumpkin Sweet Potato Tart with Pumpkin Spice Latte Ice Cream at Ridgeview Tavern is one of two pumpkin items on the restaurant’s menu. Michael Wojtychiw/22nd Century Media
Glencoe Roast Coffee offers pumpkin squares ($2.95), served with whipped cream and cinnamon. Fouad Egbaria/22nd Century Media
The pumpkin loaf ($7.49) at Sweet Ali’s Gluten Free Bakery is naturally dairy-free.
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The pumpkin spice latte ($3.50) at ArrivaDolce in Highland Park is made with espresso, milk and pumpkin spice syrup.
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The individual pumpkin pie ($4.85) at Gerhard’s Elegant European Desserts is made with whipped cream rather than milk. Kirsten Keller/22nd Century Media
The pumpkin chocolate chip bread at Sweet Time Cafe ($3.99 for mini loaf, $15 for whole loaf) is a delectable fall treat at the local bakery, which prides itself on delicious pastries and community relationships. Jacqueline Glosniak/22nd Century Media
The Pumpkin Pie Blizzard comes in four sizes and features soft-serve ice cream with pie filling and pie crust pieces topped with whipped cream and nutmeg. Matt Yan/22nd Century Media
1:37 pm CDT October 4, 2016
As soon as fall rolls around and, well, sometimes even before that, there’s one thing on people’s minds: pumpkin.