Chicago Area

Find the best restaurants, bars, coffee shops, ice cream, and more in Chicago and its suburbs. We also have tags for many of the individual cities in the region, which you can browse here.

What ever happended to Capizzi's on North

by goodfood 13 years ago

I remeber growing up going to Capizzi's on North Avenue near the suburb of Oak Park. Their pizza was the best pizza e...


kathleenvulpitta commented 44 minutes ago

Better alternative to Rainforest Cafe for 8-year-old's birthday meal

by rusugiru 4 days ago

My husband and I are bringing our two sons to Chicago on a four-day visit in mid-February to celebrate my younger son...


rusugiru commented 3 days ago

Bats (old Chicago restaurant)

by Stuart Foster 13 years ago

Does anyone remember an old Chicago Restaurant called Bats? It was located around Michigan and 22nd Near Cermack...


marcfeld90 commented 5 days ago

Unicorn Donuts in Chicago

by NShewmaker 7 days ago

Hi All, I am trying to find unicorn donuts in Chicago for a birthday party. I originally saw them at Fremont in Ri...

MidwesternerTT commented 7 days ago

Solo dining in Chicago

by mskilgore 10 days ago

Hi everyone, Just wondering if I could get a couple suggestions for solo dining. I’m very familiar with Chicago’s ...

nsxtasy commented 9 days ago

Lunch at The Purple Pig

by Melanie Wong 17 days ago

Coming back to my trip report . . . in October 2016, I had five days in Chicago and need to share the final two. Afte...

Melanie Wong commented 10 days ago

Mezcaleria Las Flores | Logan Square - Chicago

by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

After The Loyalist on Friday, , we stopped at Mezcaleria Las Flores on...

Melanie Wong commented 10 days ago

Cemitas Puebla - delicioso!

by mdpilam 5 years ago

I didn't find much on the board about this place, but I remembered hearing about this place that serves cemitas (whic...

Melanie Wong commented 10 days ago

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Dante's Pizzeria | Logan Square - Chicago

by Melanie Wong 10 days ago

Returning from Lou Malnati's ( ), I circled bac...

Lou Malnati's

by itryalot 5 years ago

Which location is the original or best one to go to?

Melanie Wong commented 10 days ago

Question about Lula

by _V_ 7 years ago

I was thinking of stopping at Lula for coffee and dessert on the way back to ORD (after having dinner downtown). ...

Melanie Wong commented 11 days ago

Best Place to buy spices?

by farthing 15 days ago

Whi h co you prefer Penzeys , The Spice Shop (is it in Chicago?) or New York? Is there one place that sells from most...


Querencia commented 11 days ago

Looking for yeast in bulk

by solon 15 days ago

Does anyone know of a place where I can buy baking yeast (active dry yeast) in bulk? I didn't see it at Whole Foods.


masha commented 14 days ago

Owen + Alchemy Kombucha

by Melanie Wong 17 days ago

After October 2016 lunch at The Purple Pig , my next stop was...


Libranflight commented 14 days ago

Where to eat on Christmas Day 2017

by Regina999 2 months ago

Hi all. My daughter and I are spending Christmas in Chicago this year (we will be staying in the Loop). I've been s...


Regina999 commented 17 days ago

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Bartoli's Pizzeria | Roscoe Village - Chicago

by Melanie Wong 17 days ago

Time for a short nap after visiting Owens + Alchemy, , b...

Best Rye Bread in Chicago: An Investigation

by CountFenring 11 months ago

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


rloewy commented 20 days ago

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The Office - Two Tickets Available 12/30

by Cheets 22 days ago

I have two tickets to the The Office on Saturday 12/30 at 5:45 PM. Cost is $100. I had to cancel my trip to Chicago d...

Italian bread search - "ciopa"

by bubby 10 years ago

I'm in search of a type of Italian bread my family once was able to purchase from local bakeris a few decades back on...


Hibiscus3 commented 22 days ago

Cicero Rye Bread

by astroguy 10 years ago

I grew up in Chicago in the 50's and 60's and remember The dark crusted rye bread from a bakery call "Cicero Rye' La...


krista_1 commented 24 days ago