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Chicago Holiday Shopping Survival Guide: Cheap Eats Near Michigan Avenue and State Street

Not that we need to remind you, but the holiday shopping season has officially started. For many of you, that means some serious shopping in downtown Chicago, both along the Magnificent Mile and State Street. While we won't weigh in on what specifically you should buy, we do know a thing or two about finding a place to eat downtown. More

Scenes from the Sound Opinions End of Summer BBQ at Navy Pier

Last night Sound Opinions held an "End of Summer BBQ" on WBEZ's terrace at Navy Pier. Sure, I love the weekly rock radio show (especially the recent episode on the history of punk), but I was mostly milling around the crowd for the food, which included some of my favorites restaurants in the city. Hoosier Mama Pie Copmany, Butcher and Larder, and Black Dog Gelato. More

What to Eat Near Navy Pier in Chicago

The biggest tourist attraction in Chicago by a large number is Navy Pier, and though it's not my favorite place to visit, it's easy to see why it's so popular. Just don't eat there. With so many enticing and cheaper places nearby, you'll have a much better chance of eating well if you leave. More

Scenes from Dose Market: Check Out Our Preview of Pecking Order and Flour and Bones

Of the many great reasons to check out Dose Market, our favorite part is definitely the chance to preview exciting soon-to-open restaurants. The monthly food and fashion gathering in the River East Art Center usually features a sneak peek at new venture or two, and yesterday's event was no different. Guests previewed dishes from the upcoming Pecking Order and Flour and Bones, along with a host of other quality vendors from around the Midwest. More

Epic Burger Opens Today in Streeterville

Epic Burger opened a brand new location today inside the old post office in Streeterville, it is the fourth location for the rapidly expanding local burger chain. Featuring a well-smashed patty and some pretty amazing fries, this is one location we wouldn't mind seeing a few more of around town. More

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