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Chicago - Recomendations

Post by Catharsis » Thu Jun 05, 2008 8:25 am

Hi all,

Im going to eBay DevCon this year held in Chicago. Any locals know the aarea and can recommend me some good bars/places to eat? Late night spots? (no stripclubs please :))

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Re: Chicago - Recomendations

Post by vicaphit » Thu Jun 05, 2008 8:43 am

I was in Chicago on a college trip, and we ate at a really fancy restaraunt called 310. It is in the loop, but I can't remember what street.

You could also get reservations in the Hancock building. There is a nice restaraunt on the top floor, and they have a great view. You can expect to pay $40+ per person for dinner, and that is the least expensive dinner.

At night, we just walked around the city and found some bars. There are some real holes in the wall, but most of them have live music on the weekends. These bars are frequently open until 4am.
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Post by vbironchef » Thu Jun 05, 2008 8:52 am

The last time I was in Chicago was in the 80's. I will never forget the club called Mothers. Don't know if it is still there.

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Re: Chicago - Recomendations

Post by vicaphit » Thu Jun 05, 2008 10:44 am

vbironchef wrote: I will never forget the club called Mothers.
He said no strip clubs. :roll:


Haha, I can't tell if this is a stripclub or not. I guess it could be called stretch marks too.
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Post by vbironchef » Thu Jun 05, 2008 11:09 am

I just looked it up and it's still there. :) http://chicago.citysearch.com/profile/1 ... _club.html

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Post by Darkstar » Thu Jun 05, 2008 11:34 am

here is a listing for the best cheap eats........

http://chicago.citysearch.com/bestof/winners/cheap_eats

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Post by Dragon_Cooler » Sun Jun 08, 2008 7:17 pm

hahah my fiance is probably going to this. However, might not because ebay is going downhill fast, still thinking about it.,
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Post by Catharsis » Tue Jun 10, 2008 9:16 am

Cheers fopr the replies so far, keep em coming :)
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Re: Chicago - Recomendations

Post by vicaphit » Tue Jun 10, 2008 11:18 am

It is wierd saying "My Fiancee" isn't it Dragon_Cooler?

Anyway, I want to visit Chicago again some day. I really liked it there!
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Post by XstollieX » Tue Jun 10, 2008 8:08 pm

what type of late night spots are you looking for? Dance clubs, biker bars, goth spots, chicago has them all. let me know i got some buddies at work that hit alot of late night spots. If you can narrow it down abit i can be more help. Personally i avoid the city to many f'ing peeps, but if its your thing, more power to ya 8)

As for eats, I would hit Al's beef or Portillos, Lou Malnati's pizzaria, Maxwell street. Those are some of the places chicago is famous for (and ill personally vouch for them damn good food.) Most of the little cafe's are damn good too.

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Post by vicaphit » Wed Jun 11, 2008 7:47 am

XstollieX wrote:Lou Malnati's pizzaria
Is that the pizzaria that lets you write all over the wall?
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Post by XstollieX » Wed Jun 11, 2008 4:48 pm

vicaphit wrote:
XstollieX wrote:Lou Malnati's pizzaria
Is that the pizzaria that lets you write all over the wall?

Nope that is Gino's East. Very good pizza there too, but lous is better to me

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