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Food scene in Chicago

Taco Place
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“Whiskey/Tacos/Beer. Big star has some of the best of each at very reasonable prices and one of the very best patios in city. Heart of Wicker Park. ”
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Café
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“Farm-to-table fixture with seasonally-changing menu. Has been one of my favorites since I moved to Chicago 12 years ago.”
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New American Restaurant
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“Whiskey bar & farm-to-table restaurant with a focus on meat (but vegetarian options are available).”
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Brewery
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“I'd probably just go here while you are shopping or out in Wicker Park but they brew a local beer (and it's great).”
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Burger Joint
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“Favorite burger spot (there will often be lines here, so try to go off hours if you decide to go).”
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New American Restaurant
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“Delicious, American fare in hip environment. Chef Stephanie Izzard is famous for winning Bravo's Top Chef.”
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American Restaurant
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“One of the most famous places to visit in Chicago, IL is the Hancock Building on Michigan Avenue located downtown. There is an observation deck on the 96th floor of the building. If you are not looking to spend your money on admission to have a beautiful view, you can simply visit the Signature Room, a restaurant and bar one floor down for a drink or a bite. The view is at least as good as on the 96th floor and you get to sip on your favorite cocktail.”
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Fried Chicken Joint
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“Two words: fried chicken! This southern style fired chicken is going to blow your mind, if you are a little adventure try the Parson’s hot or under your own risk the Parson’s Demon. This place is not only well known just for its food also is a great place to grab a drink on them patio, great atmosphere and vibe. Walking: 9 minutes Bike: 3 minutes Ride: 3 minutes ”
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Beer Bar
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“This Andersonville Belgian bar has stellar mussels, and an AMAZING Belgian (and beyond) beer list. Also if the weather is nice, the terrace is delightful!”
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Pizza Place
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“Some would say the best pizza in the city. Thicker style crust and some serious caramelization make Pequod's pizza stand out in the crowded Chicago pizza arena. ”
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Jazz Club
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“One of the best blues bars in the city. Open until 4. I promise you will have a good time.”
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Cocktail Bar
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“.5 miles - Gin-centric cocktails, craft beers & pub grub served in a relaxed urban-rustic bar with cozy nooks.”
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Pizza Place
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“Award winning small-batched beer joint perfectly paired with New Haven pizza ”
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Pie Shop
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“Brunch time! What about some delicious biscuits? So buttery and decadent or maybe a slice of pie? Key lime pie definitely my favorite, Ben always disagrees but he is more a chocolate person. Everything is made from scratch, it can’t go wrong. Enjoy the outdoor seating during warm season, on colder weather expect a long waiting to be able to sit inside so be prepare or why not ask for to go? Walking: 15 minutes Bike: 5 minutes Ride: 4 minutes ”
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Tiki Bar
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“Hip tiki bar with excellent cocktails and bar food. This is a great place to be transported on a wintry day. ”
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Burger Joint
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“Once voted by GQ as the best burger in America. If you love burgers, beer and heavy metal, you gotta go! They are serving up massive burgers named after metal bands like "The Slayer". I took Tom Araya's niece here and she said uncle Tom would approve! They also serve up a few vegetarian options. ”
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