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"Cloud Gate," known as "the Bean" at Millennium Park in Chicago

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Chicago's visitor favorite, Millennium Park celebrates its 10th anniversary.

Featured Articles

Ring Around the Rosemont

By
Valerie MoloneyElisa Drake

A quick day trip from Chicago and near O'Hare airport, Rosemont packs a lot into a small space.

My Chicago: Rick Bayless

By
David Hammond

Chef and restaurateur Rick Bayless tells why he loves Chicago and how he spends the perfect day in town.

3 Hot Hotels, Hotter Restaurants

By
Valerie Moloney

Forget convention-style banquet rooms and buffets. In Chicago, our favorite hotel restaurants, from casual to fine dining, are a bonafide scene.

Club Chicago

By
Valerie Moloney

Experience Chicago's club scene from the bottom up, including the hottest bars and hidden clubs.

Cat's Call

By
Valerie Moloney

The new TV host of "Check, Please!" spills her Chicago secrets

Summer Sips from Chicago

By
Valerie Moloney

Two Chicago bars share their favorite recipes for summer cocktails. Cheers!

The Making of a Blue Man

By
Amber Gibson

As the production enters get another year in Chicago, we look at the personalities and process driving this creative force.

Chicago Foodies in Training

By
Valerie Moloney

Parents know: A tired, hungry kid could implode publicly at any minute. While your parental GPS might lead you to whatever fast food joint is nearby, train your pint-sized people to taste outside the deep-dish pizza box at these kid-friendly restaurants.

Decadence 101: How to Pair Wine With Dessert

By
Michael Gebert

How do you match wine to dessert? Don Sritong opened Coppervine to help diners explore the art of perfect pairings, so he seemed the perfect person to ask.

10 Guilty Pleasures of Dining

By
Valerie MoloneyElisa Drake

It could be the sheer beauty of the dish or the simplicity of its ingredients or, yes, possibly the super-high fat content that feels oh so wrong, yet tastes oh so right.

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