Thrillist's Best Day of Your Life: Chicago
Bow Truss Coffee is one of Thrillist's Best Day of Your Life: Chicago.

1. Bow Truss Coffee

406 N Wells St (at W Kinzie St), Chicago, IL
Coffee Shop · River North · 96 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: One of the best cups of Joe in Chicago. Read more.

2 Sparrows is one of Thrillist's Best Day of Your Life: Chicago.

2. 2 Sparrows

553 W Diversey Pkwy (at N Lehmann Ct), Chicago, IL
Breakfast Spot · Lake View East · 59 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: Start your day with some biscuits and lamb sausage gravy. Bacon-studded maple doughnuts are also available... Read more.

Glazed & Infused is one of Thrillist's Best Day of Your Life: Chicago.

3. Glazed & Infused

9.0
939 W Armitage Ave (btwn N Bissell St & N Sheffield Ave), Chicago, IL
Donut Shop · North Side · 35 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: There's always room for maple-glazed long johns sporting an entire strip of also-maple-glazed bacon Read more.

North Avenue Beach is one of Thrillist's Best Day of Your Life: Chicago.

4. North Avenue Beach

9.3
1600 N Lake Shore Dr (btwn Fullerton Pkwy & North Ave), Chicago, IL
Beach · Lincoln Park · 76 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: Play some pickup volleyball. Casually execute the Maverick flex/watch check.

The Signature Room at the 95th is one of Thrillist's Best Day of Your Life: Chicago.

5. The Signature Room at the 95th

8.7
875 N Michigan Ave (btwn Delaware Pl & Chestnut St), Chicago, IL
American Restaurant · Streeterville · 150 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: Survey the city from the top of the Hancock with a drink in hand.

Franks 'N' Dawgs is one of Thrillist's Best Day of Your Life: Chicago.

6. Franks 'N' Dawgs

1863 N Clybourn Ave (at W Wisconsin St), Chicago, IL
Hot Dog Joint · North Side · 70 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: Chef'd by a Blackbird/Sixteen alum, FND looks like an unassuming hot dog stand decked out in red, black, and steel and ornamented with photos of local graffiti. Snag an egg-laden brunch dog! Read more.

Rotofugi Gallery is one of Thrillist's Best Day of Your Life: Chicago.

7. Rotofugi Gallery

9.1
2780 N Lincoln Ave (at Diversey Pkwy), Chicago, IL
Art Gallery · North Side · 23 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: Marvel at the selection of Japanese vinyl toys, comic books, and other stuff you didn’t know you wanted until you ended up buying it.

Lincoln Park is one of Thrillist's Best Day of Your Life: Chicago.

8. Lincoln Park

9.5
5700 N Lake Shore Dr (btwn Glenlake Ave & Grand Ave), Chicago, IL
Park · Lincoln Park · 37 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: Throw a frisbee around. Maybe take a walk through the zoo, and spend a few introspective moments pondering what it means to be human.

Chicago Pizza and Oven Grinder Co. is one of Thrillist's Best Day of Your Life: Chicago.

9. Chicago Pizza and Oven Grinder Co.

9.2
2121 N Clark St (at Dickens), Chicago, IL
Pizza Place · Lincoln Park · 163 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: Historical Detour: Stroll past Chicago Pizza & Oven Grinder. The St. Valentine’s Day Massacre happened across the street.

Howells & Hood is one of Thrillist's Best Day of Your Life: Chicago.

10. Howells & Hood

8.3
435 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL
American Restaurant · Streeterville · 128 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: Howells & Hood is an epic beer hall in the Trib Tower, equipped with 114 beers on tap springing from 360 draft faucets spread across the 23,000sqft venue. Read more.

Mr. Beef is one of Thrillist's Best Day of Your Life: Chicago.

11. Mr. Beef

7.8
666 N Orleans St (at Huron St.), Chicago, IL
Italian Restaurant · River North · 40 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: Mr. Beef is the BEST Italian beef. Read more.

The J. Parker is one of Thrillist's Best Day of Your Life: Chicago.

12. The J. Parker

8.3
1816 N Clark St Fl 13 (btwn N Lincoln Ave & N Wells St), Chicago, IL
Roof Deck · Old Town Triangle · 67 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: The rooftop watering hole coming at you from the Boka dudes and the Hotel Lincoln is named for one of Abe's bodyguards. Read more.