The Christkindlmarket is open through December 24th and is a quintessential Chicago holiday eat, drink and be merry experience. Good news for the Christkindlemarkt purists, the boot mugs for Glühwein (mulled wine) and hot chocolate are back! Prost!
-Need help getting into the holiday spirit
-Still need to get some Christmas gifts
-Are hungry for some meat
-Are thirsty for some Glühwein
The first thing I do when I am there is head to the Glühwein line. Depending on the time and day it can be long so by the time you order you might be a bit cold and ready for a warm drink.
The mulled wine comes in a souvenir boot you can get refilled and take home.
Next is the food line. I’ve been to the market more than a few times so have had the pretzel (comes in about 6 types), potato pancakes, brat, Thueringer, snowballs and curry sausage. All was good and pretty authentic, although any German will tell you, not so cheap. But hey, you are here for the…
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