Yep, just spent time at Billygoat Tavern, made famous by the Saturday Night Live Belushi/Ackroyd/Murray sketch. “No fries. Chips!” Sam Sianis, the owner, has worked the grill and the customers for ages. He sent me off with a smile, wave, and triple cheezborger. Part of a larger travel piece for the Weekend Wall Street Journal –
More from the WSJ feature – one of my favorite views of Chicago is at the Michigan Avenue Bridge. No matter what time of day, if the sun’s out the light bounces on the skyscraper windows, making the canyon gleam in unexpected places.
Schwa restaurant. Octopus with pineapple, macadamia nut and char, style of Hawaiian poke.
The Violet Hour, home of cocktails with a provenance –
Architect Lorenzo Piano designed the Modern Wing to the Art Institute – daytime, the gallery light is perfect. Nighttime, the outside’s a gem.
Richard Wright auction house –
The Isle of Man is a store specializing in men’s clothing and… umm.. accessories. Like flamethrowers.
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