This upscale South Loop convenience store is just like 7-Eleven, with all the same essentials of modern living but with none of the weird smells of pancake-wrapped hot-dog bites or cluttered shelves. Read more.
Mariano's is like Dominick’s, with all the same common groceries, wide aisles, impressive bread bakery and a cheese counter (though not a lot of artisan cheese). BUT this place has a piano player! Read more.
Unlike at Whole Foods, the meats at this organic Andersonville grocery are truly local (they come from Circle Q7 Ranch in Marengo), as are the fruit, vegetables, baked goods and coffee. Read more.