Category: Chicago Insider
Jul 31, 2019
While in Logan Square catching a movie at the retro Logan Theatre, I enjoy dining at Cafe Con Leche — a Latin-fusion restaurant and...
Chicago Insider Alice Yau on exploring the 606 trail, burgers at Small Cheval and kayaking the Chicago River
Jul 01, 2019
One of the best places to bike/run is the 606 trail. It is along an old railway line passing through some northwest-side neighborhoods like...
Chicago Insider Michelle Fasano on dinner at Ada Street, jazz at the California Clipper and the rooftop at the Robey Hotel
Aug 01, 2018
The California Clipper is a speakeasy-style bar with live jazz music and a small dance floor. I feel transported to another time when I go...
Jul 01, 2018
I had a delightful experience at Prime and Provisions. I am admittedly a steak kind of guy, so I was set up for success. But their sides...
Chicago Insider Sheena Lawrick on ice skating at the Maggie Daley ribbon, cocktails at The Sixth and celebrating at Homestead on the Roof
Dec 22, 2017
The Sixth has amazing cocktails with an extremely laid-back vibe. I’m a huge fan of any cocktail created by Benjamin Schiller.
Chicago Insider: Vineeta Santoshi on Blue Door Kitchen, Russian Tea Time and quiet time in the Harold Washington Library
Oct 24, 2017
The Winter Garden in the Harold Washington Library is an architectural highlight offering natural light all year around. It’s a great,...
Chicago Insider: Hanna Maki-Jokela on Kaiser Tiger’s patio, Juno Sushi, and perusing the shelves at the Spice House
Aug 17, 2017
Chicago Insider: Hanna Maki-Jokela on Kaiser Tiger's patio, Juno Sushi and perusing the shelves at Spice House
Chicago Insider: Bob Klees on the big flavors at De Quay, Andersonville shopping and Chicago’s First Lady cruises
Jun 27, 2017
"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...
May 01, 2017
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...
Feb 25, 2017
Gene’s Sausage Shop in Lincoln Square is a small grocery store that boasts a sunny, super laid-back rooftop with umbrella-covered picnic...