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5 Chicago Neighborhoods Ideal for Eating Healthy

"Chicago's food reputation might be all about deep dish pizza and hot dogs (no ketchup, thank you very much), but you don’t have to struggle to find healthy options too. Vegans, vegetarians, and gluten-free enthusiasts will love the restaurants and grocery stores in these five Chicago neighborhoods. Lakeview Lakeview has a thriving restaurant scene with [...]

2018-03-29T15:45:50-05:00March 29th, 2018|

Vital Weekday Breakfast Spots to Know In Chicago, 2018 Edition

"Whether breakfast is the most important meal is debatable— but it's almost certainly the most underrated. While not as attention-grabbing as brunch or dinner, the first bites of the day get the love they deserve at a plethora of Chicago restaurants. Whether old-school, modern, fancy, or quick, the following 20 breakfast spots should not be missed. [...]

2018-03-26T15:09:04-05:00March 26th, 2018|

Chicago’s Best Neighborhood Bookstores

"Borders might have closed (RIP) and e-readers might be everywhere on the L, but the printed word is far from dead. Chicago’s book scene is flourishing through its independent shops. Browse the stacks at these eight essential neighborhood bookstores in search of anything from the latest bestseller to obscure first editions. Unabridged Books - Lakeview [...]

2018-02-26T09:55:31-06:00February 26th, 2018|

Veggie Grill, America’s Largest Vegetarian Chain, Opens First Chicago Restaurant

"The owners of Veggie Grill are excited about the opening of its first Chicago location as the California-based chain debuted its 29th location on Thursday morning near the corner of Broadway and Diversey. It’s the first of as many as eight Veggie Grills pegged for the Chicago area. It’s a fast-casual setting with a menu [...]

2018-02-21T15:32:44-06:00February 21st, 2018|

Where to Eat Brunch in Chicago Right Now, February 2018

"Brunch, not quite breakfast or lunch, is often overlooked but Eater Chicago's here to give it all the attention it deserves. The Eater Chicago Brunch Heatmap is a continually-updated list showing the newest places that are doing great things with their brunch menus. Because after a long week, everyone should kick back and relax over [...]

2018-02-21T11:55:37-06:00February 21st, 2018|

12 of Chicago’s Best Bowls of Chili

"A bowl of chili is immensely satisfying in the wintertime. Packed with beans, meats, spices, and more, it has everything needed to warm Chicagoans up from the coldest chills. These following spots take extra pride in their versions, some of which are age-old recipes that span back generations. From classic beef and turkey to veggie [...]

2018-01-29T15:42:58-06:00January 29th, 2018|

10 New, Under-The-Radar Restaurant Recommendations

10 New, Under-The-Radar Restaurant Recommendations Article by: Chicagoist Guest Writer September 27th, 2017 The Gundis Kurdish Kitchen Chicago has Turkish restaurants but this is its first Kurdish one. What’s the difference? Skip the fairly rote lunch menu of shawarma wraps and hit this chic-looking spot for dinner, where you’ll find specialties like Mardin, an epic [...]

2017-09-28T11:19:42-05:00September 27th, 2017|
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