Chris’s Liked Places
Hyatt Regency Atlanta is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

1. Hyatt Regency Atlanta

7.8
265 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA
Hotel · Downtown Atlanta · 113 tips and reviews

Chris S.Chris Steele: For some cheap thrills, lean toward the glass when riding the elevators.

The Optimist is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

2. The Optimist

9.3
914 Howell Mill Rd NW (9th St NW), Atlanta, GA
Seafood Restaurant · 212 tips and reviews

Chris S.Chris Steele: If you walked out without trying the charred octopus, dear reader, you should consider an about face and march back to this seafood gem.

Neighborly is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

3. Neighborly

8.6
4710 N Lincoln Ave (Leland), Chicago, IL
Gift Store · East Ukrainian Village · 7 tips and reviews

Chris S.Chris Steele: Ravenswood, Lincoln Square and Andersonville have no shortage of bespoke gift shops, but this one still has a distinct personality. The selection of local pantry and kitchen items is especially good.

Fountainhead Market is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

4. Fountainhead Market

7.6
1964 W Montrose Ave (Montrose And Damen), Chicago, IL
Gourmet Store · Ravenswood · 4 tips and reviews

Chris S.Chris Steele: This market has a well curated selection of provisions that will impress at a dinner party, but the real gems are the items that Fountainhead has helped produce themselves. Keep your eyes peeled!

The Duck Inn is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

5. The Duck Inn

8.8
2701 S Eleanor St, Chicago, IL
Gastropub · Bridgeport · 47 tips and reviews

Chris S.Chris Steele: Call ahead to reserve an order of rotisserie duck for your table. Each bird amply feeds two. Wash it down with a Duck Out cocktail for the full fowl experience.

Lawrence Fish Market is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

6. Lawrence Fish Market

8.7
3914 W Lawrence Ave (at N Harding Ave), Chicago, IL
Seafood Restaurant · Albany Park · 36 tips and reviews

Chris S.Chris Steele: Order ahead by phone, plan to wait a little while for your pickup, and bring cash. You will be rewarded for your troubles with generous and shockingly affordable sushi platters, lovingly prepared.

Ampersand Wine Bar is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

7. Ampersand Wine Bar

4845 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL
Wine Bar · Ravenswood · 13 tips and reviews
Rodan is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

8. Rodan

1530 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL
Lounge · Wicker Park · 43 tips and reviews
American Museum of Natural History is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

9. American Museum of Natural History

9.2
200 Central Park W (btwn W 77th & W 81st St), New York, NY
Science Museum · Upper West Side · 1397 tips and reviews
Pauline's is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

10. Pauline's

8.1
1754 W Balmoral Ave (at N Ravenswood Ave.), Chicago, IL
Breakfast Spot · Andersonville · 33 tips and reviews
Spacca Napoli Pizzeria is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

11. Spacca Napoli Pizzeria

9.1
1769 W Sunnyside Ave (at Ravenswood Ave), Chicago, IL
Pizzeria · Ravenswood · 105 tips and reviews
Waterfront Café is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

12. Waterfront Café

7.7
6219 N Sheridan Rd (at W Granville Ave), Chicago, IL
Café · Edgewater Beach · 37 tips and reviews
The Wormhole Coffee is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

13. The Wormhole Coffee

9.1
1462 N Milwaukee Ave (at N Honore St), Chicago, IL
Coffee Shop · Wicker Park · 249 tips and reviews
Courageous Bakery is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

14. Courageous Bakery

8.2
108 W Park Ave (and York), Elmhurst, IL
Cupcake Shop · 8 tips and reviews

Chris S.Chris Steele: There are usually at least two gluten-free cupcake options on a given day, and a couple of brunch options to boot. Make a morning of it and bring back some cupcakes for the week!

Del Seoul is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

15. Del Seoul

8.9
2568 N Clark St (at W Wrightwood Ave), Chicago, IL
Korean Restaurant · Park West · 162 tips and reviews
En Hakkore is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

16. En Hakkore

8.7
1840 N Damen Ave (btwn W Moffat St & W Churchill St), Chicago, IL
Korean Restaurant · Bucktown · 53 tips and reviews
Logan Theatre is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

17. Logan Theatre

9.0
2646 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL
Indie Movie Theater · Logan Square · 71 tips and reviews
Pork Shoppe is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

18. Pork Shoppe

5721 N Clark St (Edgewater Ave.), Chicago, IL
BBQ Joint · Edgewater · 10 tips and reviews
Linger is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

19. Linger

8.4
2030 W 30th Ave (btwn 16th St & Umatilla St), Denver, CO
New American Restaurant · Highland · 243 tips and reviews
Geek Bar Beta is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

20. Geek Bar Beta

1941 W North Ave (at N Damen St), Chicago, IL
Bar · Wicker Park · 15 tips and reviews

21. Olympia Sports

Great Barrington, MA
Sporting Goods Retail · 2 tips and reviews

Chris S.Chris Steele: If you're in Great Barrington and lacking a basketball, look no further.

Winnemac Park is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

22. Winnemac Park

9.0
5001 N Leavitt St (at W Argyle St), Chicago, IL
Park · Ravenswood · 36 tips and reviews

Chris S.Chris Steele: They've xerascaped large sections of the park with Prairie grasses and shrubs, making it very hospitable to wildlife, especially on summer evenings.

Old Crow Smokehouse is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

23. Old Crow Smokehouse

7.6
3506 N Clark St (btwn Eddy St & Cornelia Ave), Chicago, IL
BBQ Joint · Wrigleyville · 44 tips and reviews

Chris S.Chris Steele: One of the few BBQ joints in Chicago that serves proper burnt ends, Kansas City style. Go in the summer under clear skies and treat yourself to the open-air patio.

Jerry's is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

24. Jerry's

1938 W Division St (btwn Damen & Winchester), Chicago, IL
Sandwich Spot · Wicker Park · 79 tips and reviews
The Bad Apple is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

25. The Bad Apple

8.9
4300 N Lincoln Ave (at W Cullom Ave), Chicago, IL
Burger Joint · North Center · 200 tips and reviews

Chris S.Chris Steele: The burgers are made with some lovely dry-aged beef, so do yourself a favor and order yours medium rare.

Shuga Records is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

26. Shuga Records

7.5
1272 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL
Record Store · Wicker Park · 8 tips and reviews

Chris S.Chris Steele: I dig all the 70s R&B and disco vinyl here. Decent classical selection too.

Mildblend is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

27. Mildblend

8.2
1342 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL
Clothing Store · Wicker Park · 7 tips and reviews

Chris S.Chris Steele: If you don't appreciate selvage denim, or the impressive feat that is Mildblend's selection, turn around, walk out and head over to Target. We'll all be happier for it.

Marmalade is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

28. Marmalade

1969 W Montrose Ave (at Damen), Chicago, IL
Breakfast Spot · North Center · 45 tips and reviews
Bethesda Fountain is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

29. Bethesda Fountain

9.5
Terrace Dr (Central Park), New York, NY
Fountain · Central Park · 122 tips and reviews
Box Kite is one of Chris’s Liked Places.

30. Box Kite

128 W 72nd St (btwn Amsterdam & Columbus Ave), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · Lincoln Square · 55 tips and reviews