My mother has never been to Chicago and, having just returned from Germany, my husband and I wanted to bring her to Chicago for a surprise birthday visit during the Chicago Christmas Market. We plan to stay out near Midway as it's truly an overnight trip. We will arrive at Midway at 10:15 (Lord willing), and we will proceed downtown via the train.
I have to take her for an italian beef for lunch and Ginos East for dinner. Can anyone advise best location based on proximity to Daley Plaza? Actually, I suspect we will also visit the Mag Mile for a stop at Garrett's and a little window shopping. I imagine we will use taxis for much of the day if necessary since it's supposed to be snowing.
If you have other suggestions for our deep dish fix, I'm open. Thanks so much for any help in making our transit and surprise trip a special one.