10 Famous People From Chicago

Chicago has long been known to be a top producer of celebrities and famous people. There are hundreds of people that have lived in and made Chicago proud; however, many of these people were not born in Chicago. The Chicago Traveler has compiled a list of the Top 10...

Poutine Chicago – Canada’s Gift to the City

Poutine Chicago options are beginning to expand, from the traditional ways that originated in Canada, to some of the most exquisite ways that you could ever imagine eating fries, cheese-curds, and gravy. When eggs, brisket, pulled pork, or even prime rib are added...

10 Important Things to Consider Before Living in Chicago

I have come to the conclusion that DRD4-7R is very prevalent in my genetic makeup. This combination of letters and numbers is the name of what has been dubbed the wanderlust gene. This is due to its ties to increased levels of curiosity and anxiousness, mainly. I grew...

Cocktail Bars Chicago Sips In – Master Mixologists

Wine is good, beer is even better, but sometimes nothing quite does it like a quality crafted cocktail. Fortunately, there are plenty of fantastic cocktail bars Chicago can choose from. Chicago is equipped with venues of ultimate sophistication and class, to dive bars...

Logan Square’s Ugo’s Offers New Takes on Italian Favorites

When I lived near the intersection of Armitage and California a few years ago, the food options were fairly limited and imbalanced. You could have a high-end foodie meal at Table, Donkey and Stick or grab a hot dog at the Tastee Freez. All of that has changed...

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Best Donuts In Chicago – Top 12

Chicago may be known for its famous deep dish pizza and Chicago style hot dogs – but now it is time for the donut world to receive its praise. From the traditional buttermilk, to maple bacon, and banana Nutella infused creations – your taste buds will dance with every...

Malort Liquor – Chicago’s Inside Joke

If you closely skim this article, you may notice that it is listed under the Entertainment category. That is because Jeppson’s Malort is not traditionally used for any other reason than as a tool to make your friends cringe (and potentially vomit) while everyone else...

Top 10 Chicago Comedy Clubs

It is truly hard to beat the feeling of genuine laughter; humor takes many forms and can happen at any moment throughout the day. Some days lack a lot more humor than others – the reason is that you are most likely missing out on these amazing Chicago comedy clubs....

10 Places to Go in Chicago

Of course in Chicago we haven’t had the best weather. The past couple of days haven’t been bad, but we are certainly not done with winter. So come along with me as I plan out my points of interest for the year. Some of these I have been to and really enjoyed like a...

Top 10 Chicago Bulls Players Of All Time

If you’re not from Chicago, it’s impossible to understand how passionate we are about our sports teams. Unbelievably dedicated as fans and absolutely damning as critics, Chicago fans aren’t ones to cheer for the hottest new team. Team preference is something that’s...

Chicago Sports Teams From Yesteryear

There is not a shortage of professional Chicago sports teams. Before Chicago had the established teams of today, many have come an gone. Some of those teams appeared a hundred or more years ago, while others have appeared and disappeared in the last handful of years....