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Overnight Chicago trip

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by novelist_wannabe, Jan 31, 2016.

  1. novelist_wannabe

    novelist_wannabe Well-Known Member

    Had amazing luck when I asked for NYC advice last year, so I'm back.

    It's worked out that I'm taking a quick trip to Chicago next week. Won't even be there 24 hours, but I think I'll have time to take the train from my hotel to Wrigley. I know, Wrigley in February. Empty of people, snowbound. Just wanna see it. Anyway, My question: Does the cuisine cognoscenti on here have any recommendations for food other than Chicago-style pizza? And, failing that, recommendations on where to go for Chicago-style pizza? I'm staying on E. Wacker across the street from the riverwalk.

    Thanks guys.
  2. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    Not sure how the food is, other than expensive, but the Signature Lounge in the Hancock Tower is a cool place to go for drinks. It's on the 95th and 96th floors, so if you make a reservation you can get all of the amazing views without waiting in a long line.

    The Signature Lounge® at the 96th – Specialty Cocktails
  3. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

  4. justgladtobehere

    justgladtobehere Well-Known Member

    Harold's Chicken on the South Side.
  5. Vombatus

    Vombatus Well-Known Member

    Visit Dick and YF - sj headquarters.
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  6. Fly

    Fly Well-Known Member

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  7. Dyno

    Dyno Well-Known Member

  8. Riptide

    Riptide Well-Known Member

    I looked at the menu, and now I can't unsee this: Oven Roasted Pig Face.

    Goat legs available by pre-order.
    Last edited: Jan 31, 2016
  9. Riptide

    Riptide Well-Known Member

    Oven Roasted Pig Face is the name of my new band.
  10. JakeandElwood

    JakeandElwood Well-Known Member

  11. cranberry

    cranberry Well-Known Member

    Billy Goat Tavern too touristy these days? I haven't been there in 25 years but it was good enough for Mike Royko.
  12. Dyno

    Dyno Well-Known Member

    I didn't have anything pig or goat-related there.
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