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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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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 #1560 on: June 05, 2017, 09:52:50 PM »
going for IRC going to try to do evita diner, milts lunch, shallots dinner, head home.

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Re: Chicago Master Thread
« Reply #1561 on: June 07, 2017, 09:48:28 AM »
Any kosher restaurants on UberEats?

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Re: Chicago Master Thread
« Reply #1562 on: June 07, 2017, 09:52:37 AM »
Any kosher restaurants on UberEats?
Don't think so, but several have apps with delivery.
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Re: Chicago Master Thread
« Reply #1563 on: June 07, 2017, 09:53:24 AM »
Don't think so, but several have apps with delivery.
Can you advise which ones?

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Re: Chicago Master Thread
« Reply #1564 on: June 07, 2017, 09:56:15 AM »
Can you advise which ones?
The Lincoln Cafe has an option for delivery through Ubereats. Great Chicago offers delivery for phone orders, so I'd assume they do for the app as well. Shallots has an app, an also deliver for phone orders, so they should have that option on the app as well.
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Re: Chicago Master Thread
« Reply #1565 on: June 18, 2017, 04:42:27 PM »
I will be in Chicago for a day, and I need somebody to babysit an infant for a few hours during the day. Does anyone know of a heimishe babysitter who would be able to watch a (well behaved) 8 month old.

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Re: Chicago Master Thread
« Reply #1566 on: June 18, 2017, 04:47:14 PM »
I will be in Chicago for a day, and I need somebody to babysit an infant for a few hours during the day. Does anyone know of a heimishe babysitter who would be able to watch a (well behaved) 8 month old.
DW might be available, what are you paying?
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Re: Chicago Master Thread
« Reply #1567 on: June 23, 2017, 01:28:14 PM »
Anything kosher on seamless/grubhub?

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« Reply #1568 on: June 23, 2017, 01:32:36 PM »
Anything kosher on seamless/grubhub?
Don't think so. There is one or 2 on Ubereats, and several places have their own apps.
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Re: Chicago Master Thread
« Reply #1569 on: June 23, 2017, 02:50:12 PM »
Anything kosher on seamless/grubhub?

I think Taboun is on DoorDash and Hamachi is on Yelp Eat24.  You can get Milt's through Postmates but only within a certain radius.

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Re: Chicago Master Thread
« Reply #1570 on: July 18, 2017, 03:02:26 PM »
Looking to go to Chicago for Labor day. Will be flying to Midway because of CP. Car looks to be $65 with Hertz/Platinum 4 hour waiver. I think that the Hyatt House by Evanston makes the most sense location wise. I was thinking Magnificent Mile but it's a bit far from food which is primarily why we're going. Parking at the hotel is $29 a day but because it's a Sunday/Holiday street parking should be free.

Any thoughts on activities in the area. It looks like it might be cool to just wander the Northwestern campus (if it's anything like Boulder, Ann Arbor, Palo Alto, Cambridge, etc.). The hotel is pretty close to the lake as well. I imagine that Bank of America probably has free museums/zoos/etc as well because it's the first weekend of the month.

For food I was thinking Shallots and Emma's. I was at Milt's already so not sure if I want to go back this trip. Will also likely make a stop at Romanian. Probably will get takeout from Jewel for the flight home. Any other thoughts are appreciated.
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Re: Chicago Master Thread
« Reply #1571 on: July 18, 2017, 03:35:00 PM »


Looking to go to Chicago for Labor day. Will be flying to Midway because of CP. Car looks to be $65 with Hertz/Platinum 4 hour waiver. I think that the Hyatt House by Evanston makes the most sense location wise. I was thinking Magnificent Mile but it's a bit far from food which is primarily why we're going. Parking at the hotel is $29 a day but because it's a Sunday/Holiday street parking should be free.

Any thoughts on activities in the area. It looks like it might be cool to just wander the Northwestern campus (if it's anything like Boulder, Ann Arbor, Palo Alto, Cambridge, etc.). The hotel is pretty close to the lake as well. I imagine that Bank of America probably has free museums/zoos/etc as well because it's the first weekend of the month.

For food I was thinking Shallots and Emma's. I was at Milt's already so not sure if I want to go back this trip. Will also likely make a stop at Romanian. Probably will get takeout from Jewel for the flight home. Any other thoughts are appreciated.

Sounds good. Downtown Evanston is nice. If you have a car, there isn't much that's too far from you. Downtown is 30 or less, and there is plenty to do there. You are probably equal distance from Emmas as you are to anything in West Roger's Park, such as The Lincoln Cafe, Main Pizza/Chalavi, or Telaviv Pizza. Personally, I'd stick with Emma's for sit down and the cafe for "to go." Lincoln Park zoo is not too far, and free, but parking can cost.
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Re: Chicago Master Thread
« Reply #1572 on: July 18, 2017, 03:46:43 PM »

Sounds good. Downtown Evanston is nice. If you have a car, there isn't much that's too far from you. Downtown is 30 or less, and there is plenty to do there. You are probably equal distance from Emmas as you are to anything in West Roger's Park, such as The Lincoln Cafe, Main Pizza/Chalavi, or Telaviv Pizza. Personally, I'd stick with Emma's for sit down and the cafe for "to go." Lincoln Park zoo is not too far, and free, but parking can cost.
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Re: Chicago Master Thread
« Reply #1573 on: July 18, 2017, 05:56:44 PM »
Taboun Grill is great for takeout food for the flight 

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« Reply #1574 on: July 18, 2017, 06:36:33 PM »
Taboun Grill is great for takeout food for the flight
I'll look into it. I was thinking Jewel cause I'll likely want to stop there and/or Romanian in case I want to bring back meat.
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