Favorite Things To Do in Chicago

Concierges Favorite Outdoor Dinning

We asked those who know Chicago best—the concierges —to recommend their favorite local patios. So whether you care to people-watch, take in the skyline, make the most of the warm weather, or all of the above, you’ll find these outdoor destinations to be the best of the best. River Roast “My favorite outdoor dining spot… Read more »


Cheers to Chicago!

Spring is here, the perfect time to enjoy a great cocktail (or two) at one of Chicago’s amazing bars. We asked the concierges about their favorite spots to unwind with their favorite drink.  Roushaunda  @ the Lockwood Bar  “Roushanda Will is a personable seasoned mixologist with 21+ years experience. Her specialty, the ‘Old Passion,’ which… Read more »


Let the Good Pies Roll!

When talking about Chicago pizza, deep dish always comes to mind first, but there are so many different kinds of pizza available in this city. We asked Chicago concierges about their favorite slice. Bon Appétit!  Robert’s Pizza and Dough Co.  “Robert’s Pizza and Dough Co. is a can’t miss for locals and visitors alike.  The… Read more »


Food That Warms the Soul

Chicago concierges weigh in on their favorite comfort food Chicago winters can be brutal but, thankfully, we’re blessed to have many options to keep us warm—with food as one of the most important ones.Here’s what our concierges had to say about their go-to comfort foods in the city.  ALBONDIGAS SOUP Diane Martinez  My favorite comfort… Read more »


WARM WINTER DRINKS

Chicago concierges weigh in on their favorite warm winter drinks  DUKE OF PERTH Kristen Kopplin (The Drake): “While The Violet Hour and the IO Godfrey are wonderful go-tos for hot toddies of many types, my top spot for a warm winter’s drink is the friendly Lakewood spot Duke of Perth. Grab a table near the… Read more »


‘TIS FIREPLACE SEASON

Gathering around the fireplace with friends or family is one of the best ways to spend a cold Chicago evening. Do so at some of our favorite cozy spots around the city. ‘Tis Fireplace Season after all! Lobby @ The Hoxton Hotel – West Loop  Located in what many magazines describe as one of America’s ‘coolest… Read more »


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Luxurious Foods: Treat Yourself

This winter, treat yourself to some of the world’s most delicious and luxurious foods right here in Chicago!  Caviar  Maple & Ash   Maple & Ash seamlessly delivers a modern yet classic dining experience. Bring your most elegant self and enjoy three different caviar options to compliment anything off their delicious menu. Heritage  Heritage is… Read more »


Welcome 2022 In Style

Are you still looking for last minute NYE plans? These are five ideas to welcome 2022 in style. NYE 2022 TIP TOP TAP @ ALLERTON HOTEL  Ring in the new year 23 floors above the Mag Mile at Chicago’s iconic Allerton Tip Top Tap.  Tickets are available on Eventbrite starting at $122 for the dance… Read more »


TREAT YOURSELF AT THE SPA

By Wenqing Xu  Beat those Chicago winter blues and stress of holiday shopping. Treat yourself at the spa. AIRE Ancient Baths – West Town Originally a Spanish concept, AIRE is inspired by the bathing traditions of ancient Roman, Greek, and Ottoman civilizations. Find it located in a uniquely restored historic West Town building. You can… Read more »


Christkindlmarket is Back!

Christkindlmarket is back! After last year’s hiatus, Chicagoans and visitors alike can once again partake in holiday traditions inspired by 16th century German holiday markets. Christkindlmarket is one of the first and best known outdoor markets full of holiday cheer, food gifts, and more. The authentic Christkindlmarket in Downtown Chicago and at Gallagher Way in… Read more »