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Takeout and Delivery Options in the Loop

Posted 22 days ago in Trending, Eat & Drink, Restaurants and Dining, Loop List

5 MIN READ - With COVID-19 shutting down all restaurants for dine-in, you may be wondering how you can support the food and beverage industry downtown in the Chicago Loop....

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Read more of the article: "Kill the Winter Blues"

Kill the Winter Blues

Posted 2 months ago in Trending, Things to Do, Arts and Culture, Restaurants and Dining

3 MIN READ - We’ve made it this far, Chicago. But short, gray days and temperatures well below freezing are still ahead. To help you fight the winter blues, we put...

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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 3 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: "Thanksgiving in the Loop"

Thanksgiving in the Loop

Posted 5 months ago in Loop List, Restaurants and Dining

2 MIN READ - Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to assemble friends and family in the kitchen and orchestrate a delicious, elaborate feast. Or, better yet, it’s a time to...

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Read more of the article: "Yet Another Food Hall Coming to the Loop"

Yet Another Food Hall Coming to the Loop

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

1 MIN READ - Get ready, Chicago—yet another food hall is joining a growing roster in the Loop. Urbanspace is set to open an as yet unnamed food hall at 15...

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Read more of the article: "Bertha Palmer’s Chocolate Brownie: The Hidden Gem of Chicago"

Bertha Palmer’s Chocolate Brownie: The Hidden Gem of Chicago

Posted 13 months ago in Then and Now, Restaurants and Dining

2 MIN READ - Food helps define a place, which is why deep dish pizza, hotdogs, and popcorn come to mind when you think of Chicago. Surprisingly, only some locals...

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Read more of the article: "Places to Meet Outside Your Office in the Loop"

Places to Meet Outside Your Office in the Loop

Posted 14 months ago in Eat & Drink, Restaurants and Dining

When you want to entertain a client or hang out with your co-workers, it’s easy to suggest the hottest attractions, great happy hour deals, and even a must-have meal at...

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Read more of the article: "New Food Hall Coming to the Loop"

New Food Hall Coming to the Loop

Posted 14 months ago in Restaurants and Dining, Eat & Drink

2 MIN READ - This fall, a two-story, 30,000-square-foot food hall is coming to the Loop.

DMK Restaurants, in partnership with John Buck Co., are opening Hayden Hall at 333 S....

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Read more of the article: "Plan Your Next Staycation in the Loop"

Plan Your Next Staycation in the Loop

Posted 14 months ago in Hotels, Restaurants and Dining, Loop List

6 MIN READ - You’ve been working hard, and you need a vacation. But maybe taking a bunch of time off and dropping hundreds of dollars on a flight isn’t...

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Read more of the article: "Swanky Rooftop Bars in the Chicago Loop"

Swanky Rooftop Bars in the Chicago Loop

Posted 23 months ago in Restaurants and Dining, Loop List

3 MIN READ - As warmer weather rolls in, rooftop bar hopping season is in full swing. Take your weekend or after work plans to a whole new level (literally)...

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