Being from Chicago, it isn’t often that I get to frequent hotels downtown. So when I was planning a quick girls’ getaway, I wanted to get a hotel that was both upscale and cool. The Gwen Hotel Chicago fit the bill.
Remember my post discussing my suburban Chicago food favorites from a few months ago? Well, Nadeen over at The Sophisticated Life, a premier travel, wine and lifestyle blog, took note and asked me to narrow my choices down to my 5 top Chicago food picks. Check out the whole post to see my featured faves list. And thanks to The Sophisticated Life for the feature! Eat up!
“I think fearless is having fears but jumping anyway.”
On my latest trip home, I decided to do something a little different. Wherever I go home, I see family, shop, and have great food and great drinks. I will sometimes, depending on weather and schedule, make it into the city proper, but usually to meet up with someone or enjoy a good meal.
It has been forever since I did some of the quintessential Chicago things that people coBut I don’t know how I feel about a 45 min cab ride by myself me from far an wide to partake in. It has been forever since I was a tourist in my hometown.