Because locally sourced food is one of the country’s newest dining trends, many restaurants are beginning to advertise that they prepare your salads using local produce. This is most likely to be the truth, of course, in restaurants that are located in or around agricultural areas. Some restaurants even have their own gardens where they grow a great deal, if not all, of their culinary herbs and vegetables.
If your days are spent looking at Alberta Enery Providers and filling out spreadsheets in a cubicle you owe yourself a vacation. The Windy City is a great urban escape no matter what your pleasures and it’s more seasonal than you’d think! Here are some great outdoor activities in Chicago:
Millennium Park: Located right in the heart of the city, this park is a great place to wander around, take pictures at the Bean and just take in the great lake views of Chicago. It’s always great for people watching, too!
Navy Pier: Navy Pier is a wonderful place to bring the kids and you can even take a ferriss wheel! Hit up the unique restaurants and shops under the pier and take in one of the best skyline views the city has to offer.
Go to a Game: Take in a Cubs game to really feel like a part of the city – bench seats cost only a few dollars a head! It’s nice to think you can go to the game, buy a real Chicago dog and get a t-shirt all for under 100!
In January, the soup really starts cooking in Chicago, as this is National Soup Month. Most people think that Chicago is just all about hot dogs, but there is much more to this city than franks. When the temperature dips, people go looking for delicious soups to warm them up.
One can find all sorts of soups here from roasted chicken Florentine, rosemary chicken dumpling, seafood gumbo, lobster bisque, matzo ball soup, sweet-and-sour cabbage borscht and [...]
One thing is for sure when you go to Chicago; there are a plethora of hot dog places. Perhaps this area is noted for the famous dogs simply because; they make them better than anyone else. Most Chicago hotdogs are real beef, not chicken turkey or pork fillers. They never use the fat free alternatives, it-s all about taste and alternatives have very little. The hot dogs area always jumbo sized, no tiny wieners here, this area is known for [...]
Everyone knows that Chicago has the best hot dogs around. For some reason, this area has the monopoly on serving the best dogs and buns anywhere in the U.S. But for one that is just visiting, how do you know where to get the best hot dogs? Every vendor on the street, as well as hundreds of shops makes hot dogs, but you want to ensure you-re getting the best hot dog you can. Asking the locals should always be first [...]
There is something very comforting and satisfying in a great bowl of soup. In Chicago, you will find great cafes serving up some of the very best soups available.
At the Ain’t She Sweet Cafe, at 526 E. 43rd St., you will enjoy a delicious variety of tasty soups; be sure to try out the Spinach Tomato Bisque soup, which is a local favorite.
The Soupbox comes highly recommended and is a top spot for fabulous [...]