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Illinois Made destinations in the Aurora Area

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What do a coffee roaster, sustainable gastropub, and purveyor of encased meats have in common? They're all Illinois Made right here in the Aurora Area. As we look forward to the announcement of the 2020 class of Enjoy Illinois #IllinoisMade destinations throughout the state, we're highlighting these unique attractions providing amazing experiences to visitors and locals alike.

 

Endiro Coffee • Aurora, Illinois

Endiro Coffee is a tree-to-cup producer of signature African coffee, grown by women-led cooperatives in Uganda. The coffee is exported and then brought to Illinois where Endiro then roasts and brews it right here in Aurora Downtown. A certified B Corporation, Endiro's profits are dedicated to partnerships with local charities focused on ending child vulnerability in the communities of Uganda and locally here in the Aurora Area. Stop by Endiro's only American location for delicious breakfast and lunch items, sweet treats, and of course, a cup of Bududa Bukalasi coffee brewed in a traditional wood-neck pour over.

Endiro Coffee is located at 29 W. New York Street, Aurora, IL 60506
View Endiro Coffee's listing at EnjoyIllinois.com

 

Hardware • North Aurora, Illinois

Rising from a field on Orchard Road in North Aurora, a tall rock and HARDWARE in rustic letters mark the spot where you'll encounter one of the suburbs' most celebrated dining programs, combining New American cuisine with a collection of over 400 whiskeys and its BBGB Brewery and Hop Farm. Reclaimed architecture, a greenhouse, and "living wall" are testaments to the sustainable sourcing practiced here, with much of the produce featured in its menu grown on-site, while meats are cured indoors to exacting, flavorful perfection. Though the menu rotates on a seasonal basis, standbys like Hardware's deconstructed "Chicago Hot Dog" are a fan favorite and a must-try.

Hardware is located at 2000 W. Orchard Road, North Aurora, IL 60542. 
View Hardware's listing at EnjoyIllinois.com

 

Wurst Kitchen • Aurora, Illinois

Step inside a piece of history at this traditional sausage shop on Aurora's east side, where the newest decor is the wallpaper (c. 1960's). Don't let that fool you, though: Wurst Kitchen offers dozens of new and exciting experimental flavors of sausage and bratwurst, ranging from sweet to savory, in addition to local favorites like its Kicker brats, with just the right amount of heat to please most palates. Shop the store and stock up for grilling, or find Wurst Kitchen around the Aurora Area at events like the Aurora Farmers Market or posted up outside Oswego Brewing Co. on occasional weekends.

Wurst Kitchen is located at 638 2nd Avenue, Aurora, IL 60505.
View Wurst Kitchen's listing at EnjoyIllinois.com

 


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