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 Post subject: Dining While Travelling
PostPosted: Mon May 11, 2015 8:22 pm 
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Any restaurant recommendations for Chicago? I did my homework, but I'd take suggestions.

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 Post subject: Re: Dining While Travelling
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CopperTom wrote:
Any restaurant recommendations for Chicago? I did my homework, but I'd take suggestions.


where in chicago will you be? what kind of food to do you want? what is your price point? attire? large groups? solo?


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Chris_H_2 wrote:
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Any restaurant recommendations for Chicago? I did my homework, but I'd take suggestions.


where in chicago will you be? what kind of food to do you want? what is your price point? attire? large groups? solo?


I'm staying near the Loop. Any. Any. Casual. Solo.

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 Post subject: Re: Dining While Travelling
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CopperTom wrote:
Chris_H_2 wrote:
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Any restaurant recommendations for Chicago? I did my homework, but I'd take suggestions.


where in chicago will you be? what kind of food to do you want? what is your price point? attire? large groups? solo?


I'm staying near the Loop. Any. Any. Casual. Solo.

get the kobe burger at rockit bar and grill on hubbard. when else are you going to pay $20 for a burger unless it's on the company dime?


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wait, that place may still be renovating. google best steakhouses in chicago, the majority will be nearby.


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 Post subject: Re: Dining While Travelling
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Go to Chicago Cut for steak


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 Post subject: Re: Dining While Travelling
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Piccolo Sogno is great for Italian (with an awesome outdoor patio)


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 Post subject: Re: Dining While Travelling
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Go to The Publican for all things meat and beer


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 Post subject: Re: Dining While Travelling
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you should get together with chris, spike, malloy, isaac turner, loathedvermin, and tsunami for dinner

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 Post subject: Re: Dining While Travelling
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Chris_H_2 wrote:
Go to Chicago Cut for steak

Here or Gibson's?

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spike wrote:
CopperTom wrote:
Chris_H_2 wrote:
CopperTom wrote:
Any restaurant recommendations for Chicago? I did my homework, but I'd take suggestions.


where in chicago will you be? what kind of food to do you want? what is your price point? attire? large groups? solo?


I'm staying near the Loop. Any. Any. Casual. Solo.

get the kobe burger at rockit bar and grill on hubbard. when else are you going to pay $20 for a burger unless it's on the company dime?


Is this the best burger in america place?

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come to my place, we'll play COD

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come to my place, we'll play COD

I'll tie you up and force you to watch me play tLoU.

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CopperTom wrote:
LoathedVermin72 wrote:
come to my place, we'll play COD

I'll tie you up and force you to watch me play tLoU.

this is getting erotic

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 Post subject: Re: Dining While Travelling
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I havent been to chicago in about 8-10 years but I remember eating at Blackbird and it was quite good...Charlie Trotters was great too but its closed now I think


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CopperTom wrote:
Chris_H_2 wrote:
Go to Chicago Cut for steak

Here or Gibson's?


unless you're into prostitutes, do not go to Gibson's -- it's an overrated chain.


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 Post subject: Re: Dining While Travelling
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Chris_H_2 wrote:
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Go to Chicago Cut for steak

Here or Gibson's?


unless you're into prostitutes, do not go to Gibson's -- it's an overrated chain.

I didn't know it was a chain. I've seen it in The League.

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I havent been to chicago in about 8-10 years but I remember eating at Blackbird and it was quite good...Charlie Trotters was great too but its closed now I think


my friend mike sheerin was one of the main chefs at blackbird. he opened a trendy place north of the city called the trencherman, and just opened a gig in the west loop called embeya (which is "progressive Asian" (like buggy)).


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 Post subject: Re: Dining While Travelling
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CopperTom wrote:
Chris_H_2 wrote:
CopperTom wrote:
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Go to Chicago Cut for steak

Here or Gibson's?


unless you're into prostitutes, do not go to Gibson's -- it's an overrated chain.

I didn't know it was a chain. I've seen it in The League.


it's not a huge chain, but i think they have like 3 or 4 locations. every time i've eaten there, i've had an overpriced, usually over cooked, steak (plus, i don't like where they source their steaks from). the one downtown is in what's called "the viagra triangle." lots of suits looking for "high-end" hookers.

i always laughed when they showed it on The League.


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 Post subject: Re: Dining While Travelling
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Chris_H_2 wrote:
doug rr wrote:
I havent been to chicago in about 8-10 years but I remember eating at Blackbird and it was quite good...Charlie Trotters was great too but its closed now I think


my friend mike sheerin was one of the main chefs at blackbird. he opened a trendy place north of the city called the trencherman, and just opened a gig in the west loop called embeya (which is "progressive Asian" (like buggy)).

Does Progressive Asian = Asian Fusion?

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