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Chicago’s Best Sandwich Shops

01 Apr

**CHICAGO IS BE TAKEN OVER BY SANDWICHES.  DELICIOUS SANDWICHES.** 1. Jerry’s Sandwiches: 1938 W Division St, go for the decadent sandwiches, stay for live music & a solid beer list.  The toppings to choose from are almost intimidating: fried green tomatoes, blackened shrimp, English cucumber to name a few.  They have everything from kobe burgers […]

Best Winter Bars in Chicago

06 Mar

**Warm up with some food & spirits at any of these cozy Chicago taverns…. In a neighborhood to the north, lies a comfortable watering hole called Simon’s.  Not only voted for the best jukebox in all of the town, during the cold season they serve delicious Glögg (traditional Swedish mulled wine with spices served warm), the wine comes in […]

Chicago Hot Dogs.

04 Feb

Chicago has quite a few trademark foods.  We are here to inform you of some delicious encased meats, try any of these outstanding options for hot dogs. Chicago Dog House. WHO LET THE DOGS…oh sorry, I will spare you the overused & outdated pop culture reference and instead inform you why you should eat hot […]

Chicago Pizza

22 Jan

The legendary blend of thick crust, melted cheese, and gourmet sauce on top is displayed as one of many reasons Chicago is famous…..we give you pizza recommendations…. Lou Malnati’s. One of the top contenders for Chicago pizza happens to be our staff pick for #1, Lou Malnati’s does everything right when it comes to savory pies […]

Best Noodles in Chicago

15 Jan

It’s winter, let’s warm our bellies with a comforting bowl of hot noodles from any of these places that craft housemade noodles: Urban Belly. Sharing is fun, mix & match big bowls of homemade noodles at Urban Belly.  Whether you get the UrbanBelly Ramen ( pork belly, shiitake mushrooms, & pho broth), or the delicious […]

Vegetarian Restaurants in Chicago

03 Jan

Chicago knows burgers, hot dogs, pizza, but we also have some great spots that leave out the meat, here are our picks for vegetarian options… Hip decor meets vegan deliciousness at Karyn’s on Green.  Whether it’s their wonderful butternut squash soup or jerry’s pizza (paper thin crust, wild mushrooms, vegan cheese, fresh basil & garlic), […]

Top 5 Cocktail Bars in Chicago

21 Dec

Sure, drinking a few good beers is fun, but hit up one of these special spots for a masterfully made cocktail…. the violet hour. You deserve a fancy cocktail.  At the Violet Hour, a specially designed mixed drink is waiting for you, their menu consisting of just about 40 drinks,  is designed to “wow” even the […]

Chicago Restaurants Worth the Wait.

07 Dec

Behold, these restaurants are notorious for line waiting & awkward moments standing near doorways, BUT these establishments are also prominently known for their most excellent dishes.  Leave a little early and enjoy….  Great Lake does not imply pizza, but that’s surely what they specialize in.  Although it’s not massive Chicago style, it’ll be some of the […]

Great Sushi in Chicago

13 Nov

The capital of the Midwest packs a punch when it comes to sushi, enjoy the colors as we recommend some of our favorite places for maki, sashimi, & beautiful rolls… Let’s begin with a tasty local option in Kabuki Japanese Restaurant.  A 5 minute walk from the hostel (2473 N. Clark St.) this place serves imaginative maki that leaves your […]

Lincoln Park Restaurants

24 Sep

We are in a most excellent Chicago neighborhood for dining. Whether you want a quick carry out, or a nice dining experience, try these… *Takeout.* Middle Eastern fast food without the enormous calorie counts or grease.  Sultan’s Market is fast, fresh, & flavorful.  Choose from a vast salad bar, delicious shwarma sandwiches, or plentiful dinner plates.  […]