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Concierge Hot Spots
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Ben Nelson
Concierge,  Chicago Athletic Association Hotel

If you have an opportunity to venture to Ukrainian Village, check out Whisk. Part brunch, part burgers, and all delicious. Chef/owners (and brothers) Rick and David Rodriguez have joined their passions to create one of the city’s best brunch and burger joints. If you’re feeling adventurous, order the Snickers-stuffed french toast.

Others to Try:
  • Cindy's
  • Rosa's Lounge
  • The Dawson
Diane Martinez
Concierge,  Palmer House Hilton

Music is everywhere in Chicago. Whether you are looking to enjoy a jazz combo playing in the background at spots like Tortoise Supper Club or jamming out to some blues at Rosa’s Lounge on Armitage, our city is sure to bring listening pleasure to your ears.

Others to Try:
  • Reggies' Rock Club
  • Thalia Hall
  • Lyric Opera of Chicago
Sara Myers
Chef Concierge,  The Gwen

90 Miles Cuban Cafe is one of Chicago’s hottest BYOB restaurants and has even been featured on the the Food Network’s “Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives”. Some of my favorite dishes are the chorizo and goat cheese empanada and the lechon entrée of slow-roasted shredded pork, citrus mojo, house seasonings, and grilled onions.

Others to Try:
  • The Crab Pad
  • Black Bull
  • San Soo Gab San
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