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Kosher Restaurants:
MEAT:
Milt's.  Don't miss the Chili or the Milt's Burger! 3411 North Broadway Chicago, IL 60657. 773-661-6384
Shallot's.   Amazing sushi and great steaks though quite pricey. 7016 Carpenter Rd Skokie, IL 60077. 847-677-DINE
Ken's Diner.  The classic burger diner joint. 3353 Dempster Skokie, IL 60076. 847-679-4030
Great Chicago. Used to be owned by Ken's, but sold to a different owner. Many of the same items. 3149 W. Devon Chicago, IL 60659. 773-465-9030
Taboun Grill. Good Israeli food. Schwarma, Shnitzel, moroccan Cigars. 8808 N. Gross Point Rd Skokie, IL. 847-965-1818
Mizrahi Grill. Similar to Taboun. Located in the northern suburbs.  215 Skokie Valley Rd Highland Park, IL . 847-831-1400
Tein Li Chow. Chinese food. Located in the Jewel supermarket which also has a kosher bakery and deli. Takeout only. 2485 W. Howard Evanston, IL. 847-328-4642
The Sandwich Club. Burgers, deli sandwiches...etc. 4507 W. Oakton Skokie, IL 60076. 847-677-6020
Bebe's Kosher Deli. Downtown Chicago- They have bagels/cream cheese on one side and deli sandwiches on the other.131 North Clinton Chicago, IL. 312-207-0572
Metroklub. Downtown Chicago-Only open during lunch M-Th. In the Crown Plaza hotel. 733 West Madison Street, Chicago, IL 60661. (312) 602-2104
Hy Life Bistro. Connected to Slice of Life (see below). On the expensive side, though not quite Shallots levels. 4120 W. Dempster Skokie, IL 60076 . 847-674-2021


DAIRY:
Emma's Bagel Cafe. Many breakfast options, but they have lunch dinner options as well like mac n' cheese. 9306 Skokie Blvd, Skokie, IL 60077. 847-673-3030
Chalavi. 2931 W. Touhy Chicago, IL 60645. 773-338-9640
EJ's Pizzeria.   9149 N. Gross Point Skokie, IL 60076. 224-534-7215
Slice of Life.(request Cholov Yisroel)4120 W. Dempster Skokie, IL 60076. 847-674-2021 
Tel Aviv Pizza (Cholov Yisroel - Pizza is Yoshon), 6349 N. California Chicago, IL 60659 773-764-3776
Hamachi Sushi. 2801 West Howard Chicago, IL 60645(773) 293-6904

Activities:
Navy Pier
Millennium Park/The Bean
Segway Tour
Six Flags Great America
Botanic Gardens

Hotels:
Fairmont Millennium Park
Park Hyatt Chicago>Category 6
Hyatt Regency Chicago>Category 4
Hyatt Regency O'Hare>Category 2
W Lakeshore>Category 5
W Chicago City Center>Category 5
Westin Chicago>Category 5
Aloft Chicago City Center>Category 4
Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers>Category 4
Aloft Chicago O'Hare>Category 2

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Other Tips
Parking at ORD: The cheapest place to park is in the O'hare lot G. It's $10/day. Be aware that you need to take a bus to the tram (in lot E) which takes you to the terminals. This can take 20-25 minutes
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Re: Chicago Master Thread
« Reply #1725 on: September 12, 2017, 08:08:20 PM »
I'm at Wrigley. Roll by and bring a case

I can throw it off the window from the red line?

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Re: Chicago Master Thread
« Reply #1726 on: September 12, 2017, 08:09:16 PM »
I guess people in CHI don't appreciate good wine.

No it's just ddf people are busy chugging Ben ish $10 plonk

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Re: Chicago Master Thread
« Reply #1727 on: September 12, 2017, 08:14:12 PM »
No it's just ddf people are busy chugging Ben ish $10 plonk
Lol, next time I'm in your neck of the woods I'll hit you up for something good  ;)
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« Reply #1728 on: September 12, 2017, 08:21:10 PM »
Or maybe people are just scared of me and my opinions;)

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Re: Chicago Master Thread
« Reply #1729 on: September 12, 2017, 08:30:29 PM »
Yah come bos.

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« Reply #1730 on: September 12, 2017, 08:32:14 PM »
Or maybe people are just scared of me and my opinions;)
You do seem like an intimidating personality, I think you fit right in on DDF :P
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Re: Chicago Master Thread
« Reply #1731 on: September 12, 2017, 08:40:24 PM »
No it's just ddf people are busy chugging Ben ish $10 plonk
Which comes with a free jar of honey..   ::)
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« Reply #1732 on: September 12, 2017, 09:57:12 PM »
I guess people in CHI don't appreciate good wine.
Wine? That is pretty funny.
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« Reply #1733 on: September 12, 2017, 09:58:39 PM »
Or maybe people are just scared of me and my opinions;)
That must be it. I would never express mine.  :)
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« Reply #1734 on: September 12, 2017, 10:00:33 PM »
Wine? That is pretty funny.
Should I have spelled that "whine"?
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Re: Chicago Master Thread
« Reply #1735 on: September 12, 2017, 11:14:06 PM »
I bet you dip your steak in ketchup after getting it cooked well done.

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« Reply #1736 on: September 13, 2017, 07:10:26 AM »
I marinate mine in wine since that is all that stuff is good for.  :)
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Re: Chicago Master Thread
« Reply #1737 on: September 13, 2017, 08:49:19 AM »
No it's just ddf people are busy chugging Ben ish $10 plonk
What's wrong with Ben Ish? It is a great wine for low end foods. You ordered a hamburger after all. #fastfoodwine
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« Reply #1738 on: September 13, 2017, 11:00:17 AM »
What's wrong with Ben Ish? It is a great wine for low end foods. You ordered a hamburger after all. #fastfoodwine

crappy wine will always be crappy. But who says a burger should suck?

like this! http://aht.seriouseats.com/archives/2013/05/the-burger-lab-dry-aged-burgers.html

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Re: Chicago Master Thread
« Reply #1739 on: September 13, 2017, 12:13:44 PM »
crappy wine will always be crappy. But who says a burger should suck?

like this! http://aht.seriouseats.com/archives/2013/05/the-burger-lab-dry-aged-burgers.html

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