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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 #1515 on: April 26, 2017, 11:40:35 PM »
Spending a day in Chicago with the wife
What's the best way to go about it as far as activity, shows etc..?

Food wise I got the picture already basically.

Thanks

Don't go milts

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Re: Chicago Master Thread
« Reply #1516 on: April 26, 2017, 11:42:36 PM »
Don't go milts
Care to elaborate?
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Re: Chicago Master Thread
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Re: Chicago Master Thread
« Reply #1518 on: April 27, 2017, 12:15:27 AM »
Don't go milts

Looking for a quick lunch place still
Dairy preferred

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Re: Chicago Master Thread
« Reply #1519 on: April 27, 2017, 12:16:42 AM »
Looking for a quick lunch place still
Dairy preferred
Lincoln Cafe is a great to-go place.
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Re: Chicago Master Thread
« Reply #1520 on: April 27, 2017, 12:33:21 AM »
Lincoln Cafe is a great to-go place.
tnx much

Familiar with anything interesting for a couple to do or any shows, bowling etc?

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Re: Chicago Master Thread
« Reply #1521 on: April 27, 2017, 12:35:52 AM »
tnx much

Familiar with anything interesting for a couple to do or any shows, bowling etc?
Depends on your likings, there are some decent bowling alleys in the area, Navy Pier is a nice place to go. Walking the streets downtown is nice as well. There are comedy clubs and the like as well, it all up to you.
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Re: Chicago Master Thread
« Reply #1522 on: April 27, 2017, 12:50:04 AM »
Depends on your likings, there are some decent bowling alleys in the area, Navy Pier is a nice place to go. Walking the streets downtown is nice as well. There are comedy clubs and the like as well, it all up to you.
what comedy clubs would you recommend or imax show?

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Re: Chicago Master Thread
« Reply #1523 on: April 27, 2017, 12:52:08 AM »
what comedy clubs would you recommend or imax show?
There is a Laugh Factory, but I'm not vouch in for its Kashrus. There is an I max in Navy Pier, but to be honest I haven't been to any in Chicago so don't know how it is.
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Re: Chicago Master Thread
« Reply #1524 on: April 27, 2017, 01:00:50 AM »
There is a Laugh Factory, but I'm not vouch in for its Kashrus. There is an I max in Navy Pier, but to be honest I haven't been to any in Chicago so don't know how it is.
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Re: Chicago Master Thread
« Reply #1525 on: April 27, 2017, 08:11:30 PM »
what comedy clubs would you recommend or imax show?
Second Cty show is hilarious. It is dirty and has bad language and adult topics but it is very funny.

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Re: Chicago Master Thread
« Reply #1527 on: April 30, 2017, 01:10:29 PM »
http://collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=45373&alias=how-ginos-pizza-is-going-kosher
This story is great! I had the frozen one, it's definitely not bad for frozen pizza. I'll have to try the fresh pie when shops up and running.
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Re: Chicago Master Thread
« Reply #1528 on: May 01, 2017, 06:59:14 AM »
Lincoln Cafe is a great to-go place.
any good bakery or dairy place open later then 3 pm for a bagel, ice cream or so?
Ariiving after later today. They'll be closed by that time

Tnx

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Re: Chicago Master Thread
« Reply #1529 on: May 01, 2017, 09:49:18 AM »
any good bakery or dairy place open later then 3 pm for a bagel, ice cream or so?
Ariiving after later today. They'll be closed by that time

Tnx
Emma's Cafe is open till late