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Where To Do Fall Stuff Within 90 Minutes Of Chicago

Because everyone likes pumpkins and fresh air.

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The “F*ck It’s Almost Fall” Guide

Where to go when you realize summer is slipping away and you’ve completely wasted it.

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The Best Patios In Chicago

Our guide to Chicago’s all-time best summertime spots.

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The Best Chicago Rooftops For Eating & Drinking

The best rooftop restaurants and bars in the city.

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The Best New Patios In Chicago

The best new places to eat and drink outside this summer.

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The Best Patios Where You Can Bring Your Dog

18 great restaurants to hang out with your real best friend.

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15 Quiet Patios Because This Is All A Bit Much

15 quiet(ish) patios so you can eat and drink in peace.

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Big Star Mariscos

Big Star Mariscos is a seafood-focused restaurant in West Town from the Big Star team.

Where To Do Fall Stuff Within 90 Minutes Of Chicago guide image

CHIGuide

Where To Do Fall Stuff Within 90 Minutes Of Chicago

Because everyone likes pumpkins and fresh air.

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7.3

CHIReview

Solazo

El Solazo is an upbeat Mexican restaurant on the border of Gage Park and West Lawn.

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7.6

CHIReview

Regalia

Regalia is an Italian restaurant in Edgewater.

The “F*ck It’s Almost Fall” Guide guide image

CHIGuide

The “F*ck It’s Almost Fall” Guide

Where to go when you realize summer is slipping away and you’ve completely wasted it.

The Best Patios In Chicago guide image

CHIGuide

The Best Patios In Chicago

Our guide to Chicago’s all-time best summertime spots.

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CHIReview

Nobody's Darling

Nobody's Darling is a great cocktail bar in Andersonville.

Huaraches Doña Chio review image
8.8

CHIReview

Huaraches Doña Chio

Huaraches Dona Chio is an excellent Mexican spot in Edgewater.

The Best Chicago Rooftops For Eating & Drinking guide image

CHIGuide

The Best Chicago Rooftops For Eating & Drinking

The best rooftop restaurants and bars in the city.

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7.7

CHIReview

Bluebird

Bluebird is a casual spot in Portage Park with some very good burgers and sandwiches.

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7.4

CHIReview

Silli Kori

Silli Kori is a Thai restaurant in Wicker Park.

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7.3

CHIReview

Parlor Pizza

This is the River North Location of Parlor Pizza, which has solid thin crust pies and a large patio.

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7.5

CHIReview

Avli River North

Avli River North is a fun Greek restaurant in (you guessed it) River North with a great outdoor patio.

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8.1

CHIReview

Trivoli Tavern

Trivoli Tavern is a West Loop restaurant serving steaks, pastas, and upscale bar food.

The Best New Patios In Chicago guide image

CHIGuide

The Best New Patios In Chicago

The best new places to eat and drink outside this summer.

The Best Patios Where You Can Bring Your Dog guide image

CHIGuide

The Best Patios Where You Can Bring Your Dog

18 great restaurants to hang out with your real best friend.

016 Restaurant review image
7.7

CHIReview

016 Restaurant

016 Restaurant is a Serbian spot in Lincoln Square.

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7.8

CHIReview

Gene's Sausage Shop and Delicatessen

Gene's is a deli and market with a rooftop bar and a great selection of meats, sausages, and groceries.

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8.6

CHIReview

Calumet Fisheries

A fish shack in Calumet Heights that everyone should visit.

15 Quiet Patios Because This Is All A Bit Much guide image

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15 Quiet Patios Because This Is All A Bit Much

15 quiet(ish) patios so you can eat and drink in peace.