Day Trip: the Windy City

Illinois, Chicago Guide (B): Day Trip: the Windy City

Chicago happens to be my place of birth and I’ve always felt a special connection to the city. It has been a while since I’ve visited, so when my mom asked if I wanted to come up and stay in her condo, I gladly accepted. We stayed in Streeterville and had a fun day exploring the city. Here’s a quick rundown of what to eat, drink and do on your next day trip to the Windy City!

Gino’s East: Serving up the city’s famous deep dish pizza since 1966, Gino’s East is a must on any day trip to Chicago. It’s a great place for lunch, dinner or catching a game. On warmer days, take advantage of the 3rd floor rooftop terrace during happy hour, weekdays from 3pm-6pm. Bring a sharpie with you or better yet, a bottle of white nail polish and leave your mark on the graffiti walls!

Beatrix: If you’re up early enough, consider having breakfast at Beatrix. This elegant eatery serves breakfast weekdays from 7am-11am and all day on weekends.

Stan’s Donuts: Want to start your day with a sweet treat? If so, Stan’s Donuts is the place for you. And for even more decadence, head around the corner to Do-Rite Donuts & Chicken, which serves up fresh donuts and fried chicken, a play on the oh-so-popular chicken and waffles. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Day Trip: the Windy City
Guide Location: USA » Chicago
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Gino’s East   Beatrix   Stan’s Donuts   Sayat Nova   Drumbar   Signature Lounge   360 Chicago   Chicago Christkindlmarkt   Beach  
Author: Sarah Yekinni
Read it on author's website: http://www.houseofwend.com/day-trip-the-windy-city/

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