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One Day in Dixon on the Chocolate Trail

Enjoy lunch at Baker’s Street, located at 111 W. 1st St., Dixon
Margie and her staff offer incredible sandwiches and quiches beside daily specials in a relaxed atmosphere. Save room for any of Baker’s Street’s tempting chocolate offerings or one of their three signature specialties – choose from their 14 Layer Cinnamon Torte offering14 layers of delectable cinnamon with an exquisite chocolate filling piled with chocolate curls on top; their rich Bavarian cake – a chocolate cake made with a Bavarian fruit filling and finished with a chocolate drizzle or their Chocolate Ganache filled and topped in rich chocolate. Relax with their in-house roasted coffees and espressos or enjoy café mocha, hot chocolate or chocolate chia tea along with chocolate scones, muffins and tri-level brownies.

While in downtown Dixon take time to check out the many specialty shops that offer unique gifts, antiques and the latest fashions.

If a wine tasting is more to your liking you might want to consider The Crystal Cork Wine Shoppe, 219 W. 1st St., where you can do a wine tasting of a variety of wines including those with a chocolate flair or those that pair well with chocolate. The Crystal Cork offers wonderful Chocolate Ports, Chocolate Martinis and hand made chocolates from Gaytey’s in Chicago.

After lunch & shopping take time to stroll the beautiful River Front along the Rock River and stop in at the Dixon Welcome Center  While there check out all the Dixon & Reagan memorabilia.

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