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15 Things To Do In Chicago While Sober

Drinking is more than a hobby in Chicago. A huge part of our history was defined by defying laws to keep the spirits flowing. But, although it sometimes it feels like booze flows in the streets of Chicago (literally if you’re in Wrigleyville) there’s...


7 Weirdest Restaurants in Chicago

Chicago, in addition to being the home of some of the most delicious American comfort dishes, is also an up-and-coming foodie city, filled with exciting new restaurants to take in and appreciate. Still, there’s a third eats-related category—the more unusual side of the dining...



13 Essential Chicago Breweries with Taprooms

The area within the borders that define Chicago is packed with breweries. However, it wasn’t always that way. Chicago was a bit of a brewing desert until Goose Island arrived barely three decades ago.  While Goose Island (now a product of Anheuser-Busch) placed the...


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...


How Your Mouth Can Celebrate Star Wars

Chicago eateries and drinkeries are getting into the spirit of the season. Here are two places in Chicago where your mouth can get in on the Star Wars action. Paulie Gee’s 2451 N Milwaukee A post shared by Derrick Tung (@pauliegeeslogansquare) on Dec 4,...


Where to Dine Out On New Year’s Eve in Chicago, 2018

  Pretty soon we’ll be showing 2017 nothing but the taillights, but before that happens we need to see it off in style. If you haven’t made reservations New Year’s Eve dinner yet, don’t worry, while RSVPs are filling up fast we’ve put together this...