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by Obsession2013 7 hours ago

I'll be in Chicago with a friend in September 2017, coming from the Bay Area. Please send recommendations for restaur...


masha commented 4 hours ago

Was Henrici's a restaurant?

by KAD 15 years ago

I have a lot of old books of Chicago with many pictures. Many pictures shows a place with a big neon sign with the wo...


DonnaDP commented 8 hours ago

Does anyone remember a old fish market/restaurant at Six Corners called Boston Fish market?

by Violatp 6 years ago

I may have the name wrong as it has been closed for many years, but that's the name that sticks in my head. It was...


Ckostoglanis commented 1 day ago

Lotte, Monkfish, Anglerfish at Fish market?

by Gabeshuman 5 years ago

help y'all. I will be in Chicago for a few days and would like to bring fresh monkfish home. My hotel might freeze it...


ferret commented 1 day ago

Best Rye Bread in Chicago: An Investigation

by CountFenring 1 month ago

I've been obsessed with rye bread forever - there are certain sandwiches that simply don't work without a crusty rye ...


Querencia commented 5 days ago

Lenten fish fry near Oakbrook Terrace

by kasw 6 days ago

I will be in Oakbrook Terrace on Friday, April 7. As it is during Lent, I'm looking for a good fish fry, preferably o...


rhododendron commented 6 days ago

Chicago Italian for Saturday lunch near Armitage and Halsted

by zquake 10 days ago

I will be in Chi on Saturday and am looking for the best Italian I can find near where we will be shopping in the Arm...


NShewmaker commented 8 days ago

Chicago Recs for 2nd-Timer

by kaleokahu 14 days ago

I will be visiting Chicago for the second time next week. I'll be working a trade show at McCormick Place, and my hot...

nsxtasy commented 10 days ago

Old Haunts and New Flavors

by obiwandog 23 days ago

Hi All. We’ll have been out of town for 8 months and while we want to hit some favorite haunts when back in town f...

Melanie Wong commented 12 days ago

Red's Hot Dogs @ 111th Western

by Phil 12 years ago

Here's for for all you old time Southsiders. What happened to Red's Hot Dog's/Drive Inn that was near 111th and Weste...


timboe commented 14 days ago

Obscure international holes-in-the-wall in Chicago

by Displaced Hoser 21 days ago

Hi all, I'm going to be in Chicago for a conference for a few days in July. Will not have access to a car but will...


Querencia commented 14 days ago

Empanadas Edgewater/Rogers Park/Andersonville

by adamsdad 15 days ago

Does anyone know if there are any places with good empanadas in Edgewater, Rogers Park or Andersonville?


rhododendron commented 14 days ago

Schwa or el ideas

by akhorasanee 26 days ago

I'm visiting from Toronto, I can only afford to go to one of the two, which would you choose?


akhorasanee commented 17 days ago

Best Vegetarian-Friendly Places in River North/ Loop Area

by NShewmaker 25 days ago

Hey Guys, I have a friend coming in from Brooklyn to visit who is a vegetarian. I already have a few places in min...


carineLS commented 19 days ago

Italian Restaurant

by mrgreencu2017 2 months ago

7 or 8 years ago my wife and i had a wonderful dinner at an Italian Restaurant in the Chicago area but I can't rememb...


carineLS commented 19 days ago

Is my itinerary okay?

by magic 25 days ago

Visiting Chicago for my second time over the upcoming Easter weekend. My first and only time in your city was October...


magic commented 25 days ago

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Extraordinary Szechuan in Chicago northside

by echoparkdirt 27 days ago

New discovery, just opened. Chef worked in Chinatown restaurant, then opened up his own place. This is in my opinion ...

Best Place to Buy Ground Lamb in Chicago? Preferably NW Side

by NShewmaker 2 months ago

Hey All, I have really been interested in taking a stab at lamb burgers (and meatballs), but I've never bought any...


weeze1 commented 1 month ago

Pre-Hamilton dins

by lavendula 3 months ago

Looking for a mid-range nice dinner near the Private Bank Theater. 1 Vegetarian (dairy and eggs ok) and the rest hun...


ferret commented 1 month ago