Where we stayed:
We stayed in the most amazing Airbnb with the sweetest hosts in a part of Chicago called Ukranian Village. It was the perfect location near downtown. Our hosts were Robyn and Ramsey and their two sweet dogs Jake and Hudson. Their 2 story condo was very modern and hip and we basically had the entire basement flat which consisted of a porch, backyard patio are, private restroom, TV and pool table. Everything about it was great, felt like we were staying at a trendy Kimpton hotel. So I 10/10 recommend.
Where we ate/drank:
If you know me, you know I’m obsessed with everything pizza. So we pretty much ate deep dish pizza at least twice a day. We ate a Lou Malnati’s which was amazing! I highly recommend it. We learned not to go off Yelp reviews when in Chicago because you can never satisfy everyone, especially tourists –everyone has their own opinion. So we just went off of what Robyn, our host said and it was the best bet because we even got a free large pizza out of it that we ate everyday for the rest of our trip.
We also visited this place called Eataly where we got to drink wine while shopping for delicious Italian food. They had pizza, pasta, and CHEESE!!! It was just such a cool experience. Can”t wait to go back.
Okay, now we didn’t eat here but Cindy’s Rooftop is the place to be if you’re ever in Chicago. It’s located on Michigan Ave. with beautiful panoramic views of Lake Michigan and Millennium park. Their Whiskey Sours ain’t too shabby either.
How we got around:
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