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Food scene in Chicago

Taco Place
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“Big Star is a bourbon and beer-focused, taco-slinging, late-night honky-tonk in the heart of Chicago’s Wicker Park and Wrigleyville neighborhoods. Executive Chef Paul Kahan and Chef de Cuisine Chris Miller’s menu, inspired by authentic Mexican street food, is complemented by an extensive house-selected single barrel bourbon program. Housed in a defunct 1940's gas station, the Wicker Park taqueria’s soundtrack of classic country and rock & roll is selected and spun by bar staff. They operate on a first come, first serve basis and don't take reservations. The corner of North Ave. and Damen Ave. (1531 N. Damen Ave.).”
377 locals recommend
Café
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“This is Chicago's longest running farm-to-table restaurant. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are all delicious.”
244 locals recommend
Brewery
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“I'd probably just go here while you are shopping or out in Wicker Park but they brew a local beer (and it's great).”
202 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Whiskey bar & farm-to-table restaurant with a focus on meat (but vegetarian options are available).”
241 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
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“Rated #1 burger in the US, get the bacon and fried egg on it - you're welcome ;-) Put you name on the list and cruise around west loop there are so many other amazing places to see and experience while you wait. Perhaps a cocktail at the Hoxton, Lonewolf or Money Gun. rooftop view at Cabra or games at some local game spots around the area.”
160 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Delicious, American fare in hip environment. Chef Stephanie Izzard is famous for winning Bravo's Top Chef.”
136 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“If you're looking for an extravagant brunch/evening, this is the best place to visit. It's located on the 95th floor of the John Hancock building with extraordinary views of Chicago. ”
153 locals recommend
Fried Chicken Restaurant
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“Two words: fried chicken! This southern style fired chicken is going to blow your mind, if you are a little adventure try the Parson’s hot or under your own risk the Parson’s Demon. This place is not only well known just for its food also is a great place to grab a drink on them patio, great atmosphere and vibe. Walking: 9 minutes Bike: 3 minutes Ride: 3 minutes ”
204 locals recommend
Beer Bar
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“Wide selection of tasty beers and cocktails. Food is delicious and staff is always friendly!”
175 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“One of the best deep dish pizza places in Chicago, will get the best experience with deep dish and a caramelized crust.”
141 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“.5 miles - Gin-centric cocktails, craft beers & pub grub served in a relaxed urban-rustic bar with cozy nooks.”
158 locals recommend
Jazz Club
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“One of the best blues bars in the city. Open until 4. I promise you will have a good time.”
125 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Award winning small-batched beer joint perfectly paired with New Haven pizza ”
152 locals recommend
Pie Shop
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“Brunch time! What about some delicious biscuits? So buttery and decadent or maybe a slice of pie? Key lime pie definitely my favorite, Ben always disagrees but he is more a chocolate person. Everything is made from scratch, it can’t go wrong. Enjoy the outdoor seating during warm season, on colder weather expect a long waiting to be able to sit inside so be prepare or why not ask for to go? Walking: 15 minutes Bike: 5 minutes Ride: 4 minutes ”
140 locals recommend
Tiki Bar
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“Hip tiki bar with excellent cocktails and bar food. This is a great place to be transported on a wintry day. ”
102 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
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“Heavy-metal themed pub and burger joint. It's not really our scene but seems to have a good following.”
92 locals recommend