Summer 2012: Best of Chicago

Though I’ve been home for well over a month, I still wanted to do a recap post of my summer in Chicago. I had an amazing time in the city and hit a bunch of the places I wanted to visit. And even though I did so many great things, the best part is that there are still a ton of places I want to check out. Chicago, I know I’ll see you again sometime (hopefully sooner rather than later).

Best Sandwich: Waldorf Chicken from Grahamwich

Best Store: P.O.S.H.

Best Cupcake: Southport Grocery

Best View: Rooftop Terrace on Lakeshore Drive

Best Reason to Wait in Line: Doughnut Vault

Best Farmers Market: Green City Farmers Market

Best Neighborhood: Old Town

Best Place to Eat Lunch: Oz Park

Best Meal: Sable

Best Pizza: Spacca Napoli

Best Museum: Art Institute

Best Dessert: Churros from Xoco

Best Flowers: Lincoln Park Hydrangeas

Best Breakfast: Waffles

Best Laughs: Second City

Best Tapas: Mercat a la Planxa

Best Recurring Photo Op: The Bean

Best Quick Meal: Del Seoul

Best Shopping: Andersonville

Best Bakery: Floriole

Best Way to Feel Fancy: High Tea at the Drake

Best Reason to Make a Reservation Months in Advance: Girl & the Goat

What are your Chicago favorites?


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