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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 #330 on: November 04, 2013, 07:14:45 PM »
Any good dairy places to eat at?

Bump.  Looking for good dairy in Chicago.  Doesn't need to be cholov yisroel
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Re: Chicago Master Thread
« Reply #331 on: November 04, 2013, 09:05:42 PM »
Emma's, Ej's
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Re: Chicago Master Thread
« Reply #332 on: November 04, 2013, 09:24:33 PM »
Emma's, Ej's
Slice of Life, Main Pizza/Chalavi, & Tel Aviv Pizza

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« Reply #333 on: November 04, 2013, 10:11:17 PM »
Slice of Life, Main Pizza/Chalavi, & Tel Aviv Pizza

He is looking for a "good" place
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« Reply #334 on: November 05, 2013, 10:02:28 AM »
Hamachi Sushi is great -- Mostly pareve, but I think some cream cheese items on menu...
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Re: Chicago Master Thread
« Reply #335 on: November 05, 2013, 11:00:49 PM »
Hamachi Sushi is great -- Mostly pareve, but I think some cream cheese items on menu...

Chalavi Pizza is the best pizza around...not NY pizza but still ok

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« Reply #336 on: November 05, 2013, 11:41:11 PM »
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« Reply #337 on: November 08, 2013, 11:38:33 AM »
Is there any Kosher food in O'hare?Specifically terminal 3?

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« Reply #338 on: November 08, 2013, 11:41:03 AM »
Dont think so- is that delta?

I think there are kosher bagels and donuts in the AA terminal (2 I think ) bc they are delivered from devon...call CRC


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« Reply #339 on: November 10, 2013, 11:02:39 PM »
Is there any Kosher food in O'hare?Specifically terminal 3?
terminal 3 is AA. There is no kosher food that i know of.
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« Reply #340 on: November 10, 2013, 11:03:21 PM »
Dont think so- is that delta?

I think there are kosher bagels and donuts in the AA terminal (2 I think ) bc they are delivered from devon...call CRC

never heard of that but would be interested in hearing about it if it were true

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« Reply #341 on: November 10, 2013, 11:04:05 PM »
Chalavi Pizza is the best pizza around...not NY pizza but still ok
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Re: Chicago Master Thread
« Reply #342 on: November 10, 2013, 11:04:42 PM »
Heard from the crc years ago and I double checked a a few months ago and it was still good.

But I would still check on your own
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Re: Chicago Master Thread
« Reply #343 on: November 11, 2013, 01:45:37 PM »
Are there any coupons for Shallots available?...having a hard time finding anything
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« Reply #344 on: November 11, 2013, 11:59:14 PM »
Are there any coupons for Shallots available?...having a hard time finding anything
There aren't really any out there. Great kosher restaurants sells gift cards at a discount but rarely has them in stock