by Fernanda DeSouza
posted on February 17, 2019
No, we won’t be sending you to Jurassic Park anytime soon...as much as we wish we could. We’re talking dinosaur bones here. Load up on a filling breakfast sandwich before traveling back to the dawn of time, man, and beyond. You’ll see what we mean in a sec...
Even in the height of winter, Cafecito gives off warm, tropical vibes like nowhere else in Chicago. Stop into this colorful cafe for a creative Caribbean sandwich, a cup of excellent coffee, or a comforting plate of ropa vieja.
Checkout: Cubano, Ropa Vieja, Guava-Q, Huevos con Chimichurri, Choripan, Huevos Completo
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The 300+ acres of this superbly landscaped green space is often referred to as "Chicago's Front Yard". Although the historic park is more than a century old, it might be best-known to millenials as the fairground for the Lollapalooza music festival.
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The Field Museum is one of the world's largest natural history museums. Famously featuring Sue the T-Rex, it has twenty-four million other artifacts and engaging interactive exhibitions. Come for the dinosaurs, stay to indulge your curiosity.
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This cross between a Jewish delicatessen and an old-school diner feels almost surreal. The retro-chic interior - including a soda fountain - lets you forget time and place. Only the updated all-American menu reminds you that it's the 21st century.
Checkout: Chicken Soup with Matzo ball, Teri's Knish, The Woody Allen, Egg Cream
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See big and local acts at this iconic, memorabilia-laden live blues venue warmed by a neon glow. Its Creole kitchen turns out classics like jambalaya and gumbo, while a pool table, potent pours and jam sessions help pass the time between shows.
Checkout: Gumbo, jambalaya, Blackened Blues Burger
Photo courtesy: andrew_bohan
In the cozy confines of their dining rooms or back gardens, tucked away in terraced houses, community kitchens, and basement flats, talented cooks are whipping up set menus filled with exciting, playf [...]
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In New York, you’re never too far away from a magnificent Middle Eastern feast; you just need to know where to go.
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Colorful murals cover buildings throughout this Lower West Side neighborhood, with a concentration along its main drag, while restaurants and storefronts offer up some of the city’s best tacos, tres l [...]
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