I will be visiting Chicago for the first time 5/11-5/16. I have worked on my eating agenda for months now, but I still have some decisions to make. I figured people as obsessed with eating as I am could help me.
-I can only afford one crazy meal and Alinea is it so no Trotters, Tru, L20 etc :(
-My Fiance and I will be doing CrossFit 2-3 days during the trip to be able to make the biggest dent possible.
-I will be staying at the Dana Hotel in the River North area.
-I can eat silly amounts of food, seriously I have a bottomless stomach.
Friday May 11th(arriving at 10:00pm need a late night spot)
Dinner: Longman and Eagle, Owen and Engine (pub menu), Purple Pig (near hotel)
Avec (close by)
Saturday May 12
Crossfit: River North Crossfit
Brunch:The Publican 1:00 pm reservation (after crossfit)
Snack: Gino’s East (or other Chicago style pizza)
Dinner: Yusho early then Barrelhouse Flat (cocktails/pig face poutine)
Sunday May 13
Snack: Franks and Dawgs
Dinner: Alinea 9:00 pm reservation
Monday May 14
Snack: Borinquen Jibarito Sandwich (a chicago original)
Dinner: Ruxbin or Frontera Grill (near hotel)
Tuesday May 15
Brunch: Longman and Eagle
Snack: Blackbird (pork belly sandwich/burger) Or Kuma’s Korner
Dinner: Girl and the Goat 10:00 pm reservation
The Great Lake (pizza-long lines)
The Bristol (GQ Best)
DMK Burger bar
Telegraph Wine Bar
Pleasant House Bakery (mini pot pies)
Urban Belly/Belly Shack