If you have enough time to get just outside of "the loop" (aka Chicago's downtown area) you'll want to explore even more mouthwatering possibilities in this amazing city. Don't worry, you don't need a car: all of these choices are easy to get to by public transit or your favorite ride-hailing service.
This guide expands our 24 hour guide to to 22 options, including the most memorable farm to table food experience you'll ever have, followed by after dinner drinks in an encyclopedic cocktail bar.
Then wake up and brunch on some of the best homemade Italian in Chi-town before taking in a comedy show and dive-bar beers.
This 48 Hour Chef's Guide includes :
- delicious dining recommendations (including our TOP recommendations for lunch and dinner)
- intoxicating spots for drinks and snacks
- our favorite non-eating activities (lol) to get the best sense of the culture and city in your limited available time.
When you buy, you get a downloadable/printable guide to all destinations, plus our easy-to-install Google Maps overlay.