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Chicago Athlete Restaurants

November 1, 2011 2:00 PM

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Harry Caray
If you love food as much as your Chicago athletes, coaches and sports figures – this list is for you!

Michael Jordan’s Restaurant

505 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL
(312) 321-8823
www.michaeljordansteakhouse.com

Located in the iconic InterContinental Hotel, Michael Jordan’s new restaurant is a must-do for foodies, tourists and MJ fans alike. I mean, really, who doesn’t want to be like Mike?

one sixtyblue

1400 W Randolph
Chicago, IL
(312) 850-0303
www.onesixtyblue.com

Though many associate one sixtyblue with owner Michael Jordan, the restaurant came to life combining the notion of a forgotten address, 160 Loomis, with what was known as the big blue building.” Guided by market-fresh inspiration from farmer to plate, Chef Michael McDonald’s contemporary American cuisine celebrates daily life.

Mike Ditka's

(credit: ditkasrestaurants.com)

Mike Ditka’s

100 E. Chestnut St.
Chicago, IL
(312) 587-8989
ditkasrestaurants.com

Mike Ditka may know a thing or two about football but his restaurant isn’t too shabby either. If you take away anything from this list, let it be: Pot Roast Nachos. Mike Ditka’s is also located in Oakbrook.

Harry Caray’s Italian Steakhouse

33 W. Kinzie St.
Chicago, IL
(312) 828-0966
www.harrycarays.com

Harry Caray’s Italian Steakhouse is as legendary as the man himself. The restaurant is known as the “Official Home Plate of the Chicago Cubs.” Harry Caray’s is also located in Rosemont and Lombard.

Other restaurants in the Harry Caray Restaurant Group:
Harry Caray’s 7th Inning Stretch / Midway Airport
Holy Mackerel’s / Lombard
Harry Cary’s Tavern / Navy Pier

Harry Caray’s Tavern

700 E. Grand Ave.
Chicago, IL
(312) 527-9700
www.harrycaraystavern.com/navy-pier

Located in Chicago’s Navy Pier, Harry Caray’s Tavern is known as quite the celebrity watering hole. Grab a brew and take a look at all the celebrities who’ve visited. Fun Fact: A few of the celebrity owners of Harry Caray’s are; Ernie Banks, Patrick Kane, Jeremy Piven, Ryne Sandberg and many more.

Lauren Wulf, CBS Chicago

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