Author Archives: Maddy Osman



10 Tastiest Tacos in Chicago

Did you know that Chicago is the top tortilla producer in the United States? It’s kind of insane, but that helps to explain how we’ve got such amazing taquerias. We got our hands greasy and chowed down on the city’s finest Mexican food. Here...


The 7 Weirdest Museums in Chicago

When most people think of Chicago museums, the “Big 4” on the Museum Campus first come to mind: The Shedd Aquarium, Adler Planetarium, the Field Museum and The Museum of Science and Industry. While all are incredible in their own right, there’s a whole...


Chicago Speakeasies: Then and Now

Chicago is rather notorious for fighting Prohibition tooth and nail. It’s actually really interesting to take a look at all the different fronts these hidden bars, or “speakeasies,” used to pull one over on law enforcement. Many of these Chicago speakeasies are still open—perhaps...


10 Must-Try Ramen Spots in Chicago

Time to start updating your Chicago restaurant bucket list, because the city’s got an amazing collection of ramen spots you definitely need to get in on. While there is certainly no shortage of them in the area, there are at least ten that deserve a...


7 Free Museum Admission Days In Chicago

The only thing better that a museum, is a free museum, and there are a lot of museums with free admission days in Chicago at the city’s best museums throughout the year—and it’s totally worth it to mark them in your calendar now so...


9 Most Seriously Underrated Restaurants in Chicago

People gush about Chicago’s James Beard-nominated restaurants and chefs. They spend hundreds of dollars and wait several weeks to score a reservation to a Michelin-starred restaurant fit for royalty. But these spots are usually backed by restaurant groups with deep pockets and largely celebrated...



The Craziest, Weirdest, Most Fun 5K Runs in Chicago

Coming in at number 17 in the American Fitness Index of fittest cities in America is none other than Chicago. Like any major city, it’s probably because we have so many different fitness studios and gyms to choose from, conveniently located in every neighborhood....