Chicago Travel Guide

Adam travels to Chicago to explore the hidden culinary gems you won't find on any menu.


Hotels
Hotel Palomar
This boutique hotel is nestled downtown and offers stunning views of Chicago, as well as generous amenities.
hotel palomar, chicago, illinois, sunset
Photo by Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants
  • 505 N State St
  • Chicago, IL 60654 US

Hotel Palomar

This boutique hotel is nestled downtown and offers stunning views of Chicago, as well as generous amenities.
505 N State St Chicago, IL, US
Phone: +1 312-755-9703

Restaurants & Bars
Scofflaw
With gin-infused cocktails, a secret sandwich and a fresh approach to modern bar fare, Scofflaw rises above the typical tavern.
  • 3201 W Armitage Ave
  • Chicago, IL 60647 US

Scofflaw

With gin-infused cocktails, a secret sandwich and a fresh approach to modern bar fare, Scofflaw rises above the typical tavern.
3201 W Armitage Ave Chicago, IL, US
Phone: +1 773-252-9700
Fatso’s Last Stand
Known for the best char dogs and shrimp in Chicago, you can always expect a great casual lunch at Fatso’s.
Photo by Rodney Martin
  • ‪2258 W Chicago Ave
  • Chicago, IL 60622 US

Fatso’s Last Stand

Known for the best char dogs and shrimp in Chicago, you can always expect a great casual lunch at Fatso’s.
‪2258 W Chicago Ave Chicago, IL, US
Phone: +1 773-245-3287
A Tavola
Hidden behind the facade of a residential home, A Tavola is a sanctuary of Italian comfort food, where house-made gnocchi is the menu’s shining star.
  • 2148 W Chicago Ave
  • Chicago, IL 60622 US

A Tavola

Hidden behind the facade of a residential home, A Tavola is a sanctuary of Italian comfort food, where house-made gnocchi is the menu’s shining star.
2148 W Chicago Ave Chicago, IL, US
Phone: +1 773-276-7567
La Sirena Clandestina
La Sirena Clandestina is a beacon of Spanish cuisine, with everything from tapas to an off-menu dish consisting of only meat.
  • 954 W Fulton Market
  • Chicago, IL 60607 US

La Sirena Clandestina

La Sirena Clandestina is a beacon of Spanish cuisine, with everything from tapas to an off-menu dish consisting of only meat.
954 W Fulton Market Chicago, IL, US
Phone: +1 312-226-5300

Transportation
Chicago O'Hare International Airport
Roughly 30 minutes from downtown Chicago, O'Hare Airport is a short distance from some of the best pizza, shops and sightseeing in all of Illinois.
airplane at Chicago O'Hare Airport at dusk, sunset
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  • 10000 W O'Hare Ave
  • Chicago, IL 60666 US

Chicago O'Hare International Airport

Roughly 30 minutes from downtown Chicago, O'Hare Airport is a short distance from some of the best pizza, shops and sightseeing in all of Illinois.
10000 W O'Hare Ave Chicago, IL, US
Phone: +1 800-832-6352

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