48 Hours in Chicago

Tony cruises around the Windy City, has a damn-good hot dog, has a drink with painter and blogger Bruce Cameron Elliott, and dines with Top Chef champion Stephanie Izard.

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Four Seasons Chicago

Tony stays at the Four Seasons Chicago, but recommends Longmen and Eagle in Logan Square for a younger crowd.

120 East Delaware Pl
Chicago, IL 60611

 
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Girl & the Goat

Chef Stephanie Izard sits down with Tony at her restaurant, The Girl & the Goat.

809 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60607

 
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The Green Mill

This legendary jazz/blues club is the perfect place to take in a show and a strong drink.

4802 N Broadway
Chicago, IL 60640

 
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Happy Village

A lively bar with a great outdoor space, full bar and a ping-pong room.

1059 N Wolcott Ave
Chicago, IL 60622

 
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Harold's Chicken Shack #27

This location of Harold’s has the best fried chicken on Chicago’s South Side.

10259 S Halsted St
Chicago IL 60628

 
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The Hideout

Chicago Tribune contributor Mark Caro takes Tony to one his favorite drinking holes in Chicago, The Hideout. It’s also a great place to see live music.

1354 W Wabansia Ave
Chicago, IL 60642

 
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Jimmy's Red Hots

Paul Kahan and Donnie Madia take Tony to one of their favorite spots to get some Polish sausages: Jimmy’s Red Hots.

4000 W Grand Ave
Chicago, IL 60651

 
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Kuma’s Corner

Kuma’s Corner is an amazing burger joint and full bar that is known for naming its burgers after metal bands.

2900 W Belmont Ave
Chicago, IL 60618

 

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