Head to these spots when you want to take it all in.
August 24, 2023
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July 12, 2023
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Miru is a pricey Japanese restaurant located in the St. Regis Hotel in Lakeshore East. It has a spectacular view and great desserts.
September 20, 2023
Offshore is a giant rooftop bar and restaurant at Navy Pier.
September 12, 2023
The RPM team does it again with excellent seafood in a beautiful River North location.
Offshore is the largest rooftop bar in Chicago, with great views of the skyline and the lake.
Utopian Tailgate is a bar in Old Town with a fun rooftop filled with backyard games.
The Kennedy is the rooftop bar of the Hyatt in Wicker Park, with sweeping views of the skyline.
Shanghai Terrace is a fancy Chinese restaurant inside of the Peninsula Hotel on the Mag Mile.
August 16, 2023
Diego is a Baja-inspired bar in West Town with great seafood dishes, and an excellent burger.
August 3, 2023
Sawada is a coffee shop in the West Loop with tons of seating indoors and out.
July 21, 2023
Kai Sushi is a casual sushi spot in the South Loop that works for takeout or a low-key dinner.
July 18, 2023
Niu B is a casual sushi spot in the South Loop that works for a low-key dinner.
Sifr is a “modern Middle Eastern” spot in River North with great food and cocktails.
July 13, 2023
Chief O’Neill’s is an Irish pub in Avondale with a great beer garden and a fun brunch buffet.
Best Intentions is a fun dive bar with great cocktails and tasty smashburgers.
Village Tap is a bar in Roscoe Village with a great patio.
July 7, 2023
Will’s Northwoods Inn is a neighborhood bar in Lakeview with solid bar food, and an allegiance to all things Wisconsin.
Dovetail is a great brewery in Ravenswood with a focus on European-style beer.
June 29, 2023
The Salt Shed is a venue and event space in Goose Island that (as its name suggests) used to be a salt factory.
June 22, 2023
Kimski is a Korean spot that's part of Maria’s Community Tavern in Bridgeport, and it’s an excellent spot for a casual meal and drinks.
June 21, 2023
Tetto is a rooftop bar in the West Loop that serves food from Professor Pizza.
June 15, 2023
Easy Does It is a wine bar and retail shop in Logan Square.
May 17, 2023