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Wednesday 26 July 2017
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Category: Chicago Insider

Chicago Insider: Bob Klees on the big flavors at De Quay, Andersonville shopping and Chicago’s First Lady cruises

"My secret Chicago spots would be Ohio Street Beach, Cafe Oliva and the rooftop at Ivy Hotel. ... They’re great for an uncrowded, low-key...

Chicago Insider: Caitlin Meeter on RM Champagne Salon, LaBagh Woods, and bowling at Southport Lanes

Even walking to the front door of RM Champagne Salon seems like you’re privy to a secret place — a gangway that opens up into a...

Chicago Insider: Katie Schmits on Kuma’s Corner, Gene’s Sausage Shop’s rooftop and biking the city

Gene’s Sausage Shop in Lincoln Square is a small grocery store that boasts a sunny, super laid-back rooftop with umbrella-covered picnic...

Chicago Insider: Levi Baer on Duck Duck Goat, breakfast at Victory’s Banner and a fondness for Logan Square

It's hard to describe how good the breakfast food is at Victory's Banner. They're also the most friendly and welcoming service staff I've...

Chicago Insider Monica Reyes on the Duck Inn, discovering unique neighborhoods, and bargains at Akira

Monica Reyes Concierge at The Wit Hotel How long you’ve lived here: 27 years What you like best about Chicago: I’ve lived here my...

Chicago Insider: Mark Kraemer on restaurants like Naha and Mon Ami Gabi, chef Rick Bayless and fall strolls in Lincoln Park Zoo

Chicago Insider: Mark Kraemer on restaurants like Naha and Mon Ami Gabi, chef Rick Bayless and fall strolls in Lincoln Park Zoo

Chicago Insider Shannon Boland on favorite Thai spots, secret bars like The Drifter, and shopping on State Street

Chicago Insider Shannon Boland on favorite Thai spots, secret bars like The Drifter, and shopping on State Street

Chicago Insider: Tony Brown on cocktails at The Sixth, exploring neighborhoods and volleyball on North Avenue Beach

The Sixth is easily the best date spot in the city. The most creative cocktails I have had, mixed with great atmosphere.

Chicago Insider: Etienne Padin on Bom Bolla’s tapas, Myopic Books and relaxing at Red Square

Chicago Insider: Etienne Padin on tapas at Bom Bolla, getting lost in Myopic Books and relaxing at Red Square

Chicago Insider: Ania Jablonowski on cerveza tacos, Roscoe Village and Peace Park

Chicago Insider: Ania Jablonowski on cerveza tacos, Roscoe Village and Peace Park