My buddy and I (dudes, early 40's) from Montreal are huge foodies and will be headed to chicago for 72 hours of the city's finest. Rec's?
Unlimited budget, but atmosphere, variety and quality all count. From the finest white tablecloth to the do-not-miss hole in the wall, let's hear about 'em!
We're staying in NMA area, no car, so looking for spots within walking distance/public transit or 15 minute cab ride.