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Nighttime drinks, and lunch options: Marina City

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Nighttime drinks, and lunch options: Marina City

rotary11 | Dec 21, 2006 09:24 PM

'Hounds--

My wife and I are making an impulse trip tomorrow (Friday) to Chicago. We're staying at the House of Blues Hotel in Marina City (we've always wanted to stay there!). We've booked dinner at Vermillion, one of our favorites in town, and right around the corner. However, two important destinations haven't been chosen, and I'm hoping someone out there can make a recommendation.

We've intentionally booked a late dinner reservation so that we can go out a little earlier for cocktails and appetizers. However, we don't know Marina City very well-- any recommendations? Is the bar at the HOB Hotel any good?

And then there's lunch (or brunch) the next day. I like Topolobampo, so I was considering making a lunchtime stop at Frontera Grill. However, any better ideas close by?

Nothing urgent, I know we'll eat and drink our way just fine-- but always open to a little help from folks in the know!

Thanks a bunch...

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