Chicago

The Windy City puts on for the Midwest! There’s so much to do here from shopping on Michigan Avenue to partying in world class clubs or checking out some of the amazing restaurants the city has to offer. Check out some of the recs we have for you:

 

Best nightclub for hip hop: LITE (Sunday nights are the best)

Best nightclub for bottle service: Electric Hotel

Best 24 hour diner: Griddle 24

Best summer time chill rooftop: Joy District

Best hole-in-the-wall Mexican food: The Fast Burrito (Irving Park)

 

Best chill brunch: Kanela Breakfast Club

Best unlimited mimosa/club vibe brunch: Fremont

 

Best Chicago-style pizza: Lou Malnati’s, there’s a debate between

Giordano’s and Lou’s but I go for Lou’s any day

 

Best park to run in: Millenium Park, Maggie Daley area. Bonus: check out

the Bean while you’re there

 

Skip the Willis Tower Skydeck, if you want to see the skyline head to the

Signature Room in the John Hancock building for 360 views of the city and cocktails

 

Best live blues music/cheap bar: Kingston Mines

 

Best game room/bar: Chicago Athletic Club (Michigan Avenue)

 

Best burger: Au Cheval (West Loop)

 

Strongest drinks: Cere’s (downtown by stock exchange)

 

Best fried chicken: Harold’s Chicken

 

Best jazz lounge: The Green Mill (used to be frequented by Al Capone)

 

Best beach to party at: North Avenue Beach

 

Best chill, lowkey beach:  Montrose Beach

 

Best crab boil: Angry Crab

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