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Chicago City Guide

Welcome to our Chicago City Guide. We love Chicago so much that we set up an office in town and have a team of dedicated contributors on the ground who love the Windy City and all that it has to offer. From food, sport, architecture, and beaches (yes beaches), Chicago has more to offer than you could ever imagine.We’re always out and about, looking for the best that this city has to offer, and we’re happy to share our knowledge with you right here.

BE A LOCAL

Wouldn’t it be nice to know a local in every city you visited? A person who knows all the best places to eat and drink in town, the city’s hidden gems, and those off the beaten path things to do? Well that’s what we’re here for. We’ve done all the hard work for you, to help you dive right into exploring the world’s best cities like a local.

EAT

Dusek’s, Pilsen

CHICAGO | Dusek's is a Pilsen bar and restaurant that's housed in the historic 1892 Thalia Hall. Since opening in 2013 it's received several...

Gino’s East, River North

CHICAGO | Gino's East is one of Chicago's popular deep dish pizza chains and has been going strong since opening their first restaurant in...

Puebla Restaurant & Taquería, Logan Square

CHICAGO | Puebla Restaurant and Taqueria, Logan Square has been serving up no-nonsense Mexican food since 1992. It's a casual space, run by Puebla...

TOMS Roasting Co, Wicker Park

CHICAGO | TOMS Roasting Co Wicker Park was the fourth TOMS to open in the US, and brought the company's brand of ethical coffee,...

Manny’s Cafeteria & Delicatessen, South Loop

CHICAGO | Manny's Cafeteria & Delicatessen South Loop is a Chicago institution, a place that appears on everyone's to-do list when telling people where...

DRINK

Fountainhead, Lincoln Square

CHICAGO | Fountainhead is a Lincoln Square bar dedicated to good beer, good whiskey, and good food. The homely, wood and curtain laden tavern...

The Game Room, Loop

CHICAGO | The Game Room is a hidden bar in the Chicago Athletic Association Hotel with a classic, speakeasy style vibe and a focus...

Crown Liquors, Logan Square

CHICAGO | Crown Liquors Logan Square is a fantastic liquor store, featuring a great range of interesting beer (over 500 craft, seasonal and limited releases),...

Hopewell Brewing Company, Logan Square

CHICAGO | Hopewell Brewing Company Logan Square's taproom is a bright, open space with high ceilings, large floor to ceiling windows, communal seating and...

Villains Black Market Craft, Loop

CHICAGO | Villains Black Market Craft opened in the Loop in 2007 and became a popular neighbourhood bar known for its great burgers and...

DO

Chicago History Museum, Lincoln Park

CHICAGO | The Chicago History Museum was founded in 1856 to study and interpret Chicago's history and is a must visit for anyone looking...

Blue Chicago, River North

CHICAGO | Blue Chicago is a blues bar in River North that's been providing visitors with authentic live Chicago blues music since 1985. For...

Art Institute Of Chicago, Loop

CHICAGO | The iconic pair of bronze lions, created by artist Edward Kemeys, have guarded the entrance to Art Institute of Chicago since 1894....

Field Museum of Natural History, South Loop

CHICAGO | The Field Museum of Natural History is among the largest museums in the world. Sitting regally on Chicago’s lakefront, the museum campus...

Chicago Architecture Foundation Tours

CHICAGO | Looking to understand more about the past, present, and future of the city we all love? The Chicago Architecture Foundation (“CAF”), along...

CITY GUIDES

Want to travel like a local? Our city guides are designed to give you the inside word on where to eat, drink, shop, and explore in some of the world’s most vibrant cities.

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