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      Jazzin' at the SheddAugust 20, 2012
      Zoo
      • Chicago, United States

      Kicks off Wednesdays, 5pm, during the summer. Stick around for Navy Pier's 9:30 fireworks show.

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      Smith & WollenskyAugust 20, 2012
      Steakhouse
      • Chicago, United States

      Order a dry martini and enjoy the terrace until the dining crowd comes in around 6pm.

      Expertise in Steakhouses and Near North Side, Chicago, United States
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      Chicago Cut SteakhouseAugust 20, 2012
      Steakhouse
      • Chicago, United States

      Just going for a drink? Head to the terrace.

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      Bridge House TavernAugust 20, 2012
      American
      • Chicago, United States

      Skip the cocktails and choose from the great whiskey list.

      Expertise in American Restaurants and Near North Side, Chicago, United States
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      ROOF on theWitAugust 17, 2012
      Cocktail
      • Chicago, United States

      Must-try cocktail: Sex on the Roof: Absolut Citron, St-Germain, Aperol, and citrus.

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      Terrace At Peninsula HotelAugust 17, 2012
      Roof Deck
      • Chicago, United States

      We love the Golden Apple: Absolut Orient Apple, Sauterne, and gold flakes.

      Expertise in Near North Side, Chicago, United States
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      Studio Paris NightclubAugust 17, 2012
      Nightclub
      • Chicago, United States

      Go early, when you can sit in the good seats and order drinks à la carte.

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      Bubbles Wine BarAugust 17, 2012
      Wine Bar
      • Chicago, United States

      Our favorite airport spot to spend a layover.

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      Bin 36August 17, 2012
      Wine Bar
      • Chicago, United States

      Our choice for best wine class, evening seminars strike a comfortable balance between quaffing and chatting and serious grape talk.

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      The Office (at The Aviary)August 17, 2012
      Speakeasy
      • Chicago, United States

      If you ask the hostess at The Aviary, you’ll get in if there’s room.

      Expertise in Cocktail Bars and West Town, Chicago, United States
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      ScofflawAugust 17, 2012
      Cocktail
      • Chicago, United States

      Sitting at the bar is rewarded with a gratis two-sip cocktail based on a forgotten classic, and free cookies are served warm from the oven at midnight.

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      The AnthemAugust 17, 2012
      Sports Bar
      • Chicago, United States

      Hungry? We recommend the turkey club.

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      The Barrelhouse FlatAugust 17, 2012
      Cocktail
      • Chicago, United States

      Try the Mamie Taylor, which pairs Scotch with ginger beer.

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      25 Degrees RestaurantMay 15, 2012
      Burgers
      • Chicago, United States

      Best Shake: Maker’s Mark–laced salty caramel, featuring a speckling of Hawaiian red sea salt and a streak of housemade butterscotch. Read more

      Expertise in Burger Joints and Near North Side, Chicago, United States
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      Edzo's Burger ShopMay 15, 2012
      Burgers
      • Evanston, United States

      If you get off ordering off menu, order these shakes: Speculoos (made with a gingerbread-tasting Belgian spread), the Elvis (peanut butter, chocolate, and banana), or the Mudslide (Oreo and coffee). Read more

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      ChoppersMay 15, 2012
      Burgers
      • Chicago, United States

      Best milkshake: Mix strawberries with creamy peanut butter for the nostalgic PB&J. Read more

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      Allium Restaurant and Bar at Four Seasons Hotel ChicagoMay 15, 2012
      New American
      • Chicago, United States

      If you're looking for a highbrow milkshake, order the miso butterscotch ($5). Anchored by Homer’s vanilla ice cream and swirled with a rich butterscotch sauce that contains actual miso paste. Read more

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      TaximMay 9, 2012
      Greek
      • Chicago, United States

      Concentrate on the array of 20 mezedes, including fresh fava beans with preserved lamb and yogurt. Big entrées feature roasted whole Cretan sea bass with sautéed dandelion greens. Read more

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      TakashiMay 9, 2012
      French
      • Chicago, United States

      Here is where Takashi Yagihashi dreams up the likes of sautéed scallops and soba gnocchi with trumpet royale mushrooms under luscious celery root–Parmesan foam. Read more

      Expertise in French Restaurants
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      TAC QuickMay 9, 2012
      Thai
      • Chicago, United States

      This is some of the freshest, most flavorful Thai food in the city. The regular menu is a safe bet. But step out of your comfort zone and request the Thai-translated menu instead. Read more

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