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Food and Farmer's Markets

Inertia | | May 5, 2009 11:54 AM

Thank you to everyone for the Serbian restaurant recommendations you provided in my last post. We're really looking forward to our trip (May 15-19) and I've been scouring these boards for dining suggestions - we'll never be able to eat at all of the places on my list! (I guess we'll just have to come back again)

On Friday and Saturday night, we're staying with relatives in northern Indiana (St. John), but on Sunday and Monday night, we're staying at the Hotel Burnham on State Street, near Millenium Park. We'll probably have dinner with family in town on Sunday, visit museums and such on Monday, and have time for lunch on Tuesday before heading to the airport. The hotel deal includes breakfast at their restaurant (Atwood Cafe - any good?), but I've also made a note to look into Fox and Obel as well.

Cafe des Architectes is on my list for Monday night. I'd like to try one of Rick Bayless' restaurants while there - to save money, I'm thinking we'll do that for lunch one day. Any recommendations for Topolobampo vs. Frontera Grill?

Also, being from Arizona, I love to visit real Farmers' Markets that are full of fresh fruits and vegetables. Are there any good ones in the downtown area on Sunday/Monday?

Thanks for your excellent advice!

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