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Best Places To Buy Luggage In Chicago

Find the good kind of baggage at any of these Chicago shops that specialize in the stuff.

09/07/2013

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Best Vintage Stores In Chicago

Get a great look from the past with fantastic finds at these vintage stores.

09/03/2013

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Best Last-Minute Labor Day Vacation Spots Near Chicago

You’ll be ready for fall after chilling at one of these nearby destinations from Chicago over Labor Day weekend.

08/17/2013

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Best Tableside Restaurant Preparations In Chicago

If food is art, it can also be drama, as evidenced by these show-stopping tableside preparations around Chicago.

08/14/2013

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Best Creative Pizza Places In Chicago

When you’re craving a pie with unconventional ingredients from clams to ham, dial up one of these Chicago institutions for a crazy and memorable pizza experience.

08/07/2013

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Best Local Boutiques For Back To School Clothes Shopping In Chicago

Google map yourself to these Chicago shops and stand out on the first day of class.

07/30/2013

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Ask a Chef: Best Back To School Lunch Recipes

Even highly trained chefs deal with kid critics when it comes to lunch box offerings. The Executive Chef of Shaw’s Crab House in Chicago says use fresh ingredients and a little risk and you get fewer orders of pb&j this school year.

07/15/2013

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Best Places To Add Flair To Your Patio Near Chicago

Check out these Chicagoland arbiters of patio decor allure.

06/25/2013

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Best Food Trucks In Chicago

Get in line at one of these food trucks and your endorphins will thank you.

06/19/2013

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Best Doughnut Shops In Chicago

As the cupcake craze cries its last buttercream breaths, doughnuts take their rightful place on the throne of guilty pleasures. You can’t go wrong at these Chicago cottages of doughnut heaven.

06/12/2013

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Best Places For Laser Hair Removal In Chicago

We love the cascading curls or stick-straight beauty of the hair on our heads, but those wiry ones poking out of the chin or upper lip area – not so much. Zap it off at these Chicago laser hair removal offices.

06/11/2013

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Best Places In Chicago For Chocolate Chip Desserts

Here are some of the best chips off the whole block of chocolate in Chicago just in time for National Chocolate Chip Day on May 15.

05/15/2013

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Best Upcoming Food Events In Chicago

Warm-weather food events make sense when one can sample an array of Midwestern masterpieces all in one fell swoop.

04/24/2013

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Ask An Expert: Best Bike Rides In Chicago

Chicago has been way ahead the urban curve for more than 100 years when it comes to welcoming two-wheeled transport. Adam Wachendorf, Manager at Iron Cycles, a full-service bike shop serving commuters and racers alike, narrows down his five fave rides.

04/06/2013

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2012 Tasted Good: The Best New Restaurants That Opened In Chicago

Snag a table at any of these shiny new Chicago spots that opened in 2012 and a singularly stellar meal is in your future.

12/26/2012

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Best Places For Edible Holiday Gifts In Chicago

A box of sweets is an easy gift that can be really thoughtful when you choose from these special Chicago confectioners.

12/05/2012

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Best Pumpkin Dishes In Chicago

After slicing through dense, tough shells, local chefs are making magic with winter’s first gift – colorful, healthy squash.

11/28/2012

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Best Craft Beer Bars In Chicago

Dive into these updated versions of the classic American tavern that specialize in the burgeoning world of craft beer.

10/31/2012

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Best Wine Pros In Chicago

Meet a handful of Chicago’s best sommeliers and wine directors who are bold, deep, crisp, focused, sparkling, noble and yes, perhaps a little spicy!

10/24/2012

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Best Pet-Friendly Restaurants In Chicago

Dogs adore two things: their owners and food. Although they won’t be served a steaming platter of postman here, your canine friend may accompany you to one of these dog-friendly eateries and slurp a bowl full of cool water while spending time in his favorite place, at your side, while both of you watch the world go by.

06/29/2012

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