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safehouse chicago river north

CHICAGO | After a long awaited approval from mission control, fans of Milwaukee’s spy themed restaurant The SafeHouse can now take refuge at the Second City location at 60 East Ontario. We were lucky enough to be invited to the sneak preview of SafeHouse Chicago before doors were opened to

hopping pig gaslamp

SAN DIEGO | The Hopping Pig is a Gaslamp gastropub with a focus on small batch craft beer featuring 32 rotating taps of mostly West Coast breweries, along with craft breweries around the world. It’s a smallish venue with a welcoming atmosphere and well located screens showing live sports. There

lime tequila bar gaslamp

SAN DIEGO | The Lime is a tequila bar in San Diego’s Gaslamp quarter that stocks over 100 tequilas and serves over 30 variations of margaritas. The small venue doesn’t look like much, but if you’re looking to get an appreciation for tequila, and learn more about the oft-misunderstood spirit, it’s got what

noble experiment east village

SAN DIEGO | The Noble Experiment East Village is one of the best cocktail bars in San Diego, but you’ll have to make the effort to find it before you’re rewarded with what’s inside. Go to the Restaurant ‘The Neighbourhood’. The restaurant is closed in the evening, but the door to

modern times brewery point loma

SAN DIEGO | Modern Times Brewery opened in Point Loma in 2013 and within a year had built a reputation as one of the best new breweries of that year. The warehouse spot very much feels like something that’s been cobbled together, with a bit of a 1970s literary theme. On

coasterra point loma

SAN DIEGO | Coasterra is a ‘Modern Mexican’ restaurant on Harbor Island in Point Loma, and makes use of this location to provide diners with sweeping views of San Diego Bay and the downtown skyline. The $15 million, 28,000-square foot restaurant is part of the Cohn Restaurant Group and was

college football big ten bars chicago

CHICAGO | Are you looking for the best sports bars to watch Big Ten college sports in Chicago? Given its location in the ‘heart of America’, Chicago truly is a melting pot of team alliances with proximity to some of the nation’s best sports teams. We love college sports at

rip current brewing north park

SAN DIEGO | Rip Current Brewing are a San Marcos based brewery who opened a taproom in North Park San Diego in 2015. It’s an open space, with big windows and two entrances making it feel closer to the ocean than it is, as the breeze flows through the venue.

weekend guide new mexico

SANTA FE | Are you looking for a place in the Southwest United States that is teeming with natural beauty, culture, and great food? New Mexico could be for you. Although spring and autumn are touted as the best months to visit New Mexico, we recommend heading south off-season, in the

cantina mayahuel north park

SAN DIEGO | Cantina Mayahuel North Park is a place that’s worth visiting for two reasons. One, the tacos are fantastic and two, it’s one of the best mezcal bars in San Diego. Named after the goddess of the maguey Cantina Mayahuel is a saloon styled bar owned by Larry