Chicago - Eating, Drinking & Nightlife (Chapter)
This chapter contains the Eating, Drinking & Nightlife chapters from Lonely Planet’s Chicago guidebook.
Chicago is no longer a culinary backwater having transformed itself into a foodie paradise, complete with molecular gastronomy. But don’t forget the pleasures of a drink in the abundance of taverns available. And finding something to do in Chicago on any given night is effortless.
- choose between a Chicago-style hot dog or a deep-dish pizza
- indulge in some foodie experimentation with molecular gastronomy at Alinea
- take a cab into one of the outlying neighborhoods such as Lincoln Park, Wicker Park, Lake View or Gold Coast for an authentic taste of Chicago’s drinking culture
- experience the impressive range of Chicago nightlife from live music, improv or comedy
Coverage includes: The Loop, Near North, Navy Pier, Gold Coast, Lincoln Park, Old Town, Lake View, Wrigleyville, Andersonville, Lincoln Square, Uptown, Wicker Park, Bucktown & Ukrainian Village, Logan Square & Humboldt Park, Near West Side, Pilsen, South Loop, Near South Side, Hyde Park, South Side, Live Music, Clubbing and Improv & Comedy.
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