Ring In the New Year with Us!

Start 2023 with a bang at some of our favorite restaurants and hangouts. Whether you stay up all night or just want a good meal, these restaurants will help get 2023 started on the right foot, with the right food. Moe’s Cantina River North From 9 pm-1:30 pm on New Year’s Eve, join Moe’s Cantina… Read more »

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Lincoln Park Zoo Lights

The Lincoln Park Zoo is excited to extend one of Chicago’s most iconic holiday classics, ZooLights, through January 8! Reservations Required Tickets are required for all guests (including infants and children) to visit the Lincoln Park Zoo Lights even on the free nights. Upcoming free nights include December 26th and January 2nd. On December 21,… Read more »

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Celebrate Christmas Eve Italian Style

The Carlucci team is ready ready to welcome you in style on Christmas Eve. A few tables are still available if you want to enjoy a classic Italian dinner and some great cocktails or mocktails. Food In Italy, Christmas Eve is celebrated with seafood, lots of seafood. And at Carlucci’s, there is plenty of that…. Read more »

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World Cup 2022: Where To Find The Best Of Argentina in Chicago

Argentina Wins the 2022 FIFA World Cup! Check out these excellent Argentinian spots to celebrate their big win!  Argentine Connection This year, visit the Magnificent Mile Wrigley Building to experience an immersive holiday tradition highlighting important Argentinian cultures. The building holds multiple vendors with Argentinian roots: clothing, rugs, and other products. Get a taste of… Read more »

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Forte Restaurant Takes Stage at Chicago’s Symphony Center

What better way to start the holidays than by visiting a new restaurant?! Check out Forte, a new bar and restaurant experience at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. About The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Founded in 1891, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra is one of the best in the world. The CSO has a vast repertoire, including everything… Read more »

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Our Favorite Holiday Gifts 2022

If you struggle with gift shopping, these places are sure to do the trick. This holiday season, check out our favorite shops, whether you’re buying for a Secret Santa or for someone who has everything. CAC Design Store The Chicago Architecture Center’s Design Store has the coolest gifts this holiday season. Created by and for… Read more »

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Holidays in the Neighborhoods

Christmas Scandinavian holiday traditions in Andersonville Welcome to a little bit of Sweden! Between its historic architecture, dynamic bar scene, and bustling main street (Clark), Andersonville is a thriving example of a charming urban neighborhood. No time like the holidays to enjoy some of its magic! We’ve selected some of the holiday events and happenings… Read more »

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How to Survive a Chicago Hangover

Concierges Weigh In On The Best Picker-uppers With Chicago’s multitude of great bars and beverages, it’s hard to resist a mixed drink…even if that leads to a hangover the next day. Of course, Chicago has its share of luxurious, upscale restaurants, but the best meals for a hangover are the quick, greasy options. Below are… Read more »

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Holiday Food and Drinks 2022

We all love Chicago’s food and drink scene, and these restaurants take it up a notch during the holidays. We hope you try some of our favorite festive food and seasonal drinks this holiday season! Check out ​​this page for more of our Holiday Guides! Chicago Classic: Catch 35 Set in one of Chicago’s most… Read more »

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