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Where to eat in the Loop

Posted 3 days ago in Trending, Eat & Drink, Restaurants and Dining, Loop List

5 MIN READ - Loop restaurants offer diners new and improved patios and rooftops, all with strict safety measures in place. And for those who'd rather not venture out, you'll...

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Read more of the article: "Plan a romantic date night in the Loop"

Plan a romantic date night in the Loop

Posted 3 days ago in Trending, Eat & Drink, Arts and Culture

2 MIN READ – Love is always in the air downtown in the Loop, whether it’s Valentine’s Day or any other time of year. If you’re looking to plan a...

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Read more of the article: "The Chicago Loop’s Essential Burgers"

The Chicago Loop’s Essential Burgers

Posted 4 months ago in Eat & Drink, Loop List, Trending

2 MIN READ – Downtown in the Chicago Loop, you have a myriad of dining options, but some days you just need an amazing burger. If you aren’t sure where...

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Read more of the article: "Chicago Loop Happy Hour Guide"

Chicago Loop Happy Hour Guide

Posted 5 months ago in Trending, Eat & Drink, Loop List, Loop Locals

9 MIN READ – Unwind from the day with these after-work food and drink specials. Whether you’re looking for a convenient spot to bond with a co-worker or a quick bite...

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Read more of the article: "The best summer cocktails to enjoy in the Loop"

The best summer cocktails to enjoy in the Loop

Posted 6 months ago in Trending, Eat & Drink

3 MIN READ – If you’re #BackInTheLoop looking for a break from the summer heat, nothing will cool you down like a delicious cocktail. There are a wide variety of...

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Read more of the article: "Best options for Easter dinner at home"

Best options for Easter dinner at home

Posted 10 months ago in Trending, Eat & Drink

3 MIN READ – While dining out for an Easter meal won’t be an option this year because of Illinois’ stay at home order to prevent the spread of COVID-19,...

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Tips for a fun virtual happy hour


Posted 10 months ago in Trending, Things to Do, Eat & Drink

4 MIN READ – Although COVID-19 may have you stuck at home looking for ways to stay in touch with friends and family, there are still plenty of ways to...

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Read more of the article: "Experience Chicago Restaurant Week 2020 in the Loop"

Experience Chicago Restaurant Week 2020 in the Loop

Posted 13 months ago in Eat & Drink, Trending, Restaurants and Dining

5 MIN READ - Chicago Restaurant Week is January 24-February 9, 2020, with participation from more than 400 local restaurants throughout the city and suburbs, including 80 first-timers.

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Read more of the article: "Where to Go for National Tequila Day in Chicago"

Where to Go for National Tequila Day in Chicago

Posted 19 months ago in Eat & Drink, Trending

It’s time to celebrate summer and National Tequila Day on Wednesday, July 24. While there are plenty of places across the Chicago Loop to kick back and wet your whistle...

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Read more of the article: "The Best Places for French Fries in the Chicago Loop"

The Best Places for French Fries in the Chicago Loop

Posted 19 months ago in Eat & Drink

2 MIN READ - They don’t have to be just plate fillers that are served as a side. If done right, French fries are delightful in their own right. These...

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