When I Went: July 14-16, 2011
Why I Went There: To celebrate my sister’s 30th birthday, and it’s our favorite city.
We Stayed Here: The Seneca Hotel & Suites
You Won’t Want to Miss: Millennium Park: the Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Cloud Gate, Crown Fountain, and Lurie Garden. Museum of Contemporary Art. Wicker Park/Bucktown neighborhood for shopping. North Avenue Beach. John Hancock Center. Michigan Avenue. Wrigley Field.
Eat Here: Gino’s East, a great deep-dish pizza. Lou Malnati’s, the best deep dish pizza. Pequod’s Pizza, also great deep-dish pizza. Riccardo Trattoria, awesome Italian food. Rose Angelis, incredible Italian food. It’s a neighborhood spot. Yolk, an amazing brunch spot. Gibson’s Steak House, nice meat.
If I Went Again: More time in Lincoln Park and visit the Art Insitute of Chicago.
How Did You Get There From Dallas? Fly