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Kosher Restaurants:
MEAT:
Milt's (BOOOOO).
Get chili, cornbread, and beans. Drink a beergarita. 
3411 North Broadway Chicago, IL 60657. 773-661-6384
Delivery available through Postmates
Open S-T: 11:30-10 F: 11:30-2 S: Call for hours

Shallot's.   Amazing sushi and great steaks though quite pricey.
7016 Carpenter Rd Skokie, IL 60077. 847-677-DINE
Delivery available. Shallots has their own app.
Open S-T: 11:30-9:00 Closed Friday Sat: 1.25 hours after Shkia-11:00

Ken's Diner.  The classic burger diner joint. Better than Milts.
3353 Dempster Skokie, IL 60076. 847-679-4030
Delivery Available
Open S-T: 11:00-8:30

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
Delivery Available. Great Chicago has its own app.
Open S-T: 11-9 F: 10-3

Taboun Grill. Good Israeli food. Schwarma, Shnitzel, moroccan Cigars.
8808 N. Gross Point Rd Skokie, IL. 847-965-1818
Open S-T: 11-10 F: 11-2 Closed Saturday.

Mizrahi Grill. Similar to Taboun. Located in the northern suburbs. 
215 Skokie Valley Rd Highland Park, IL . 847-831-1400
You can order online via their website.

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
Open S-T: 11-8 F: 11-2 Closed Saturday

Bebe's Kosher Deli. Downtown Chicago- They have bagels/cream cheese on one side and deli sandwiches on the other.
Located in the French Market by the train station. Free parking with $20 French Market Purchase
131 North Clinton Chicago, IL 60661. 312-207-0572
Open M-T: 10-6 F: 10-1(winter) 2(summer) Closed Sat & Sun

Evita Steakhouse. Argentinian Steakhouse -
6112 N. Lincoln
Chicago, IL 60659 (773) 463-8482
Sundays to Thursdays from 5 pm to 12 am. Saturdays on winter time sometime after Shabbat to 12 am. Summer time Saturdays closed!!


Metroklub. Downtown Chicago-Only open during lunch M-Th.
In the Crown Plaza hotel. 733 West Madison Street, Chicago, IL 60661. (312) 602-2104
CLOSED

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
CLOSED


Tacos Gingi. Mexican Place. Pretty much takeout only.
5128 Dempster Street, Skokie IL 60077. 847-983-0648
Open S-T: 11-8  F: 11-1 Closed Saturday


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 On ubereats, and have their own app as well.

Bond Coffee. Starbucks type atmosphere and food. Has a drive through. Available via grubhub.
7555 N. California Ave Chicago, IL 60645

Slice of Life.(request Cholov Yisroel)4120 W. Dempster Skokie, IL 60076. 847-674-2021  CLOSED

Tel Aviv Pizza (Cholov Yisroel - Pizza is Yoshon), 6349 N. California Chicago, IL 60659. 773-764-3776

Hamachi Sushi. Sushi Bar and Chinese menu (Meat and chicken) They have their own app. 2801 West Howard Chicago, IL 60645(773) 293-6904

The Lincoln Cafe. Breakfast/lunch food as well as pre-packaged wraps and salads. Don't miss the bbq chicken pizza!!! Takeout only. Lincoln Cafe has their own app. Located in The BP gas station 6599 N Lincoln Ave. Lincolnwood IL 60712

Sarah's Tent (Brick oven?) New place 12/18. Pastas and sandwiches. Located next to Hungarian Kosher Supermarket 4020 Oakton St, Skokie, IL 60076

Activities:
Navy Pier
Millennium Park/The Bean
Segway Tour
Six Flags Great America
Botanic Gardens
Willis Tower Skydeck
Lincoln Park Zoo (Free, but their lot is pay to park, look for street parking)
Museum of Science and Industry


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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Public Transport options:

Guidebooks:

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 #2550 on: October 15, 2020, 03:37:30 PM »
how much does a taxi or uber cost from ORD to West Rogers park or Peterson park? Also does returning a car rental take a long time? (i'm coming to chicago in and out and deciding if I should rent a car or not)
uber should be about 20-25 bucks. Never rented a car there so I can't answer that one.
IME Uber is usually closer to $30-$35 lately, but it varies. Car rentals are offsite at ORD, so they take a little longer.
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Re: Chicago Master Thread
« Reply #2551 on: December 23, 2020, 12:42:34 PM »
What Shuls are allowing visitors but require masks?
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« Reply #2552 on: December 23, 2020, 12:52:13 PM »
What Shuls are allowing visitors but require masks?
Pretty much every shul. Chodorov is a classic place visitors come to.

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« Reply #2553 on: December 23, 2020, 01:48:48 PM »
Pretty much every shul. Chodorov is a classic place visitors come to.

Thanks!
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« Reply #2554 on: December 23, 2020, 01:53:49 PM »
Thanks!
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« Reply #2555 on: December 23, 2020, 08:59:42 PM »
Thanks!
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kollel not requiring masks

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Re: Chicago Master Thread
« Reply #2556 on: January 05, 2021, 07:06:03 PM »
Have an hour layover at ORD tomorrow at 5:00 pm. Any uber eats ( or any delivery service) options?

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Can anyone recommend a good place to park at ORD for 24 hours? Flight is Sunday at 9am. Dont want to spend $42 at the daily lot, though. 
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« Reply #2558 on: January 23, 2021, 07:30:22 PM »
Can anyone recommend a good place to park at ORD for 24 hours? Flight is Sunday at 9am. Dont want to spend $42 at the daily lot, though.
PreFlight parking. 8.99/day when reserved in advance

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« Reply #2559 on: January 23, 2021, 07:34:14 PM »
PreFlight parking. 8.99/day when reserved in advance

Thanks! Where do you see that rate?

Also, is the shuttle realizable and easy?
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« Reply #2560 on: January 23, 2021, 07:39:23 PM »
Thanks! Where do you see that rate?

Also, is the shuttle realizable and easy?
Their website.
Reliable yes. Relatively easy

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« Reply #2561 on: January 23, 2021, 07:41:56 PM »
Their website.
Reliable yes. Relatively easy

You see the rate on their website now? I only see for $15. Thats still a great rate but Ill take for less.
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