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‘Heaven is for real’: World’s first Nutella Cafe opens in Chicago to long lines

Nutella pots on display in a creperie in Rome, Friday, June 18, 2010. The world’s first Nutella Cafe opened in Chicago on Wednesday.
Nutella pots on display in a creperie in Rome, Friday, June 18, 2010. The world’s first Nutella Cafe opened in Chicago on Wednesday. Associated Press file

For foodies across the world, Chicago is famous for its deep-dish pizza and Chicago-style hotdogs.

As of Wednesday morning, food enthusiasts can add Nutella to that list.

Ferrero USA, the company that owns the Nutella brand, opened the world’s first standalone Nutella Cafe Wednesday morning on Michigan Avenue in Chicago.

The first 400 people in line before the grand opening received a coupon a free menu item with other free goodies, according to the cafe’s Facebook page.

The menu is filled with items that most would expect: crepes, pastries, gelato, fondue, oatmeal and waffles. But there are also savory items like sandwiches, soups and salads. And yes, you can order salads with Nutella, according to DNAInfo.com.

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