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Kosher Restaurants:
MEAT:
Milt's. Booooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo Get chili, cornbread, and beans. Drink a beergarita. 
3411 North Broadway Chicago, IL 60657. 773-661-6384
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Delivery available through Psotmates
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

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


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.

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. 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 #2206 on: December 31, 2018, 03:45:07 PM »
hi

any kosher restaurants with uber eats that will send to ord airport ?
I use UberX for that.
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Re: Chicago Master Thread
« Reply #2207 on: December 31, 2018, 04:06:09 PM »
I use UberX for that.
That's the way to go, and it will benefit the restaurant more. Uber Eats take a 30% cut on orders.
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Re: Chicago Master Thread
« Reply #2208 on: January 14, 2019, 04:58:12 PM »
Does Chicago have a decent seforim store or it pays to ship from NYC?

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Re: Chicago Master Thread
« Reply #2209 on: January 14, 2019, 05:35:42 PM »
Does Chicago have a decent seforim store or it pays to ship from NYC?
Depends what you are looking for. Price wise it's probably cheaper in NYC.

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Re: Chicago Master Thread
« Reply #2210 on: January 14, 2019, 05:37:11 PM »
Depends what you are looking for. Price wise it's probably cheaper in NYC.
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Re: Chicago Master Thread
« Reply #2211 on: January 20, 2019, 04:07:12 AM »
Does Chicago have a decent seforim store or it pays to ship from NYC?
Kesher Stam is decent. Call them to find out the cost. Their number is (773) 973-7826‬

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Re: Chicago Master Thread
« Reply #2212 on: January 20, 2019, 07:19:51 AM »
Does Chicago have a decent seforim store or it pays to ship from NYC?
Another store called Rosenblum's located in Skokie. Their number is (773) 262-1700

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Re: Chicago Master Thread
« Reply #2213 on: February 07, 2019, 09:30:55 AM »
W Lakeshore or Hyatt Regency downtown?

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« Reply #2214 on: February 07, 2019, 10:24:47 PM »
I'd probably go with the regency. Regency has a great bar/lounging area, is in a better location, and I believe the rooms are a bit bigger.
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Re: Chicago Master Thread
« Reply #2215 on: February 07, 2019, 11:17:04 PM »
I'd probably go with the regency. Regency has a great bar/lounging area, is in a better location, and I believe the rooms are a bit bigger.
+1 For the Hyatt Regency , pretty good hotel, but I never stayed at the W Lakeshore to be able to compare.
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Re: Chicago Master Thread
« Reply #2216 on: February 07, 2019, 11:28:11 PM »
I'd probably go with the regency. Regency has a great bar/lounging area, is in a better location, and I believe the rooms are a bit bigger.

Thanks booked the regency for $100 on priceline

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Re: Chicago Master Thread
« Reply #2217 on: February 07, 2019, 11:47:08 PM »
W has nice views
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Re: Chicago Master Thread
« Reply #2218 on: February 07, 2019, 11:51:39 PM »
W has nice views
I am going to try it on my next trip in a couple of weeks.
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Re: Chicago Master Thread
« Reply #2219 on: February 08, 2019, 01:02:59 AM »
I find that the Priceline app always has great “mobile deals” on w lakeshore. Stayed there twice Lonny is small but the rooms/views are nice