Dining

Chicago Gourmet Food Festival

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  Chicago foodies go wild for Bon Appétit presents Chicago Gourmet 2012, a three-day celebration of fine wine and innovative food. Held in Millennium Park, the festival is a gourmand’s dream come true, and a chance to sample some of Chicago’s best food and wine creations. If you love food, especially the gourmet variety, you […]

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Eat This: Taste of Chicago Festival

Taste of Chicago

For a BIG taste of “The Windy City,” feast to your heart’s content at Chicago’s largest annual event, the Taste of Chicago Food Festival. Held July 11-15 in Grant Park, this five-day foodie extravaganza includes live music, entertainment, a Humana Race to Taste for all adults and a Fleet Feet Sports Kids Dash for the […]

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Your Cheap Eats List for River North Chicago

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At Best Western Plus River North Hotel, I’ve asked fans what they’d like to see on our blog. What are they craving? Well, it seems at the top of that list is food. Or, more specifically, people want to know about “Cheap Eats” in our neighborhood. Some guests do want to experience the exquisiteness that […]

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Where’s Wallace – Lou Mitchell’s

Lou Mitchell restaurant, Best Western River North, Chicago hotel

“Where can we get a good breakfast?” I don’t know how many times I’ve been asked that as a concierge! Guests want a good meal for breakfast , of course. But often what people really mean when asking me is, “Where can I have an experience while getting breakfast in Chicago?” “Where can I go […]

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5 Breweries to Love in Chicago

Chicago and Beer naturally go together like fish and chips, like karaoke and bars, like responsibility and the legal drinking age. Of course finding a bar (karaoke or otherwise) isn’t hard in Chicago. BUT if you’d enjoy experiencing Chicago’s beer scene through some of its unique and local microbreweries then pull up a chair and […]

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Where’s Wallace – Macy’s Magical Store

Wallace at Macy's Chicago

As a kid, I remember going to Marshall Fields on State Street in Chicago and how exciting and enchanting the store was during the holidays.  With this week’s trip to now-Macy’s on State Street, the store is honestly more magical than ever. Greeting you are reds and greens, golds and silvers, and bells and ribbons […]

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5 Ethnic Cuisine Restaurants To Make Your Mouth Water

If you’re visiting Chicago, the food is as much of a vacation experience as site-seeing. Sometimes you want Chicago-style deep dish or a dog, and sometimes you prefer your American classics. But we’ve covered both in earlier posts (“5 Great Family Restaurants in Chicago” and “Affordable Dining Chicago-Style“). For those visitors who are looking for […]

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5 Great Family Restaurants in Chicago

You’re in Chicago and your family is hungry.  Well you’ve come to the right place!  No other city boasts such a rich and diverse culinary scene.  And that’s just at the Taste of Chicago!  But the trick is finding great food that everyone in your family will enjoy and won’t break the bank.  We’d like […]

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Affordable Dining Chicago Style

If there are three foods thatChicago is famous for, they are pizza, hot dogs and Italian Beef. Talk about a “taste” of Chicago and yet still reasonably priced. Al’s Italian Beef located two blocks from River North is Chicago’s #1 Italian Beef since 1938. A regular (6″) Italian Beef is only $3.59.Visit www.AlsBeef.com. At Portillo’s […]

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Chicago’s Dining & Entertainment Hub: State Street

Chicago Berghoff Restaurant

A stroll down Chicago’ss State Street reveals an unparalleled shopping, dining and entertainment experience. Famous for landmark department stores like Marshall Field, the Midwest’ss largest jewelry district, Chicago Theater, and an array of fantastic restaurants, State Street is a Chicago landmark. During the holiday season, this festive street is adorned with fabulous decorations.

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