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Eating Your Way Across Chicago – 8 Meals that are Foodie Tested, Foodie Approved

With one of the most innovative food scenes in the country, Chicago’s culinary exploration is as varied as it is ethnicall...


In Search of Chicago's Best Burger (and Insider Tricks For How to Get It)

While Chicago is better known for its meat-centric delights like hot dogs and Italian beef dripping in grease, the burger ...


The Only 3 Food Groups That Matter: Pizza, Hot Dogs and Italian Beef

One of the best food cities on the planet, Chicago knows gourmet. But beyond fine dining and celebrity chefs, some of the ...


Happy Birthday, Chicago!

In honor of Chicago's birthday (it's a Pisces), whether you're a tourist or a local, here are some must-dos that have made...


Embrace your Inner Spider-Man with Urban Rappelling for Charity

They say going down might be just as fun as going up. Who's they? Us. Rappelling, the American name for abseiling, or "to rope down," is the controlled descent from a cliff or slope. You may be used to rappelling in the form of rock climbing or caving, but we have something more thrilling for our urban explorers, the opportunity to rappel down the side of a building amidst the epic Chicago skyline. This fall, add scaling buildings with the utmost of easy to your resume and you just might cros...


A Hotel Where Tips Simply Aren't Allowed

Chicago’s newest gem, The Waldorf Astoria (formerly the Elysian) has made a national name for itself by literally not allo...

Culinary Travel

Chicago Gourmet: The Country's Premier Food Festival

Despite less than savory weather, Chicagoans were out in full force last weekend to celebrate the foodie city's crown jewe...


How the Windy City Got its Name (Spoiler: It's Not Weather Related)

Chicago has a lot to offer to its nearly 2.7 million residents as the largest city in the Midwest and the third largest ci...