Favorite Things To Do in Chicago

Meet the Star of Chicago’s Longest Running Magic Show!

Dennis Watkins’ The Magic Parlour delivers a uniquely intimate entertainment experience in the heart of the theater district. Limited to only 60 guests per show, this tour-de-force of close-up magic and theatrical mind-reading makes for a truly unforgettable night out. Dennis Watkins unites two of Chicago’s greatest pieces of history in this one-of-a-kind entertainment attraction: close-up magic… Read more »

Denis Frison x Pendry Chicago Pop-Up Trunk Show

After a hectic Thanksgiving week, treat yourself to a closet upgrade. Pendry Chicago is hosting Denis Frison for a Pop-Up Trunk Show on November 25th – 27th. See below for more details. All About Denis Frison Denis began working in fashion when he was just a teenager. Since his young start, Denis has encountered people… Read more »

Chicago’s Best Breweries

Check out Concierge Preferred’s favorite breweries in the city. If you’re not sure if you like beer, these places might just change your mind! Goose Island Whether you’re from Chicago or not, you know about Goose Island. After founder John Hall took a tour around Europe, he knew Chicago deserved beer that delicious. By 1995,… Read more »

Chicago’s Best Thanksgiving Menus 2022

Complete with dine-in, carry-out, and phenomenal pie options, this Thanksgiving is bound to be a good one. Whether you are celebrating with a small group or your entire family, these restaurants have you covered, from appetizers to desserts. Let out favorite places do the work for you this Thanksgiving! Dine-In Options: Di Pescara This restaurant… Read more »

Halloween: Fun for Families and Foodies

Check out Chicago’s best Halloween events that are geared toward families and foodies alike! Foodies: Bandit Located in Chicago’s West Loop, Bandit is the perfect place to get your Halloween boogie on. Bandit combines a neighborhood feel with an upscale, chef-driven menu that is sure to get you in the Halloween spirit. Bandit is hosting… Read more »

Celebrate Love with Chicago’s Sweetest Day Events

Why wait until Valentine’s Day to celebrate the ones you love? In Chicago, you don’t have to wait. In fact, Sweetest Day (Saturday October 15th) is approaching quickly! Sweetest Day gets less fanfare than Valentine’s Day, but it is still a holiday to celebrate the ones you love. Lucky for you, our list of events… Read more »

Festivals are Back

Everybody knows Lollapalooza, Pitchfork, North Coast, and Riot Fest, but there are so many other COOL festivals coming back to Chicago this summer. We asked our beloved concierges to tell us about their favorite festivals.  GRANT PARK MUSIC FESTIVAL “This is a tough one because there are so many festivals in June and July! I’m… Read more »

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 »