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11 months

The Best Beer in Chicago

Chicago beer is having its moment, so we decided to conduct the most comprehensive survey of the scene yet.

1 year

Best of Chicago 2013

Two hundred thirty-four square miles, 2.7 million souls, an ever-changing mix of shops, restaurants, bars, comedy nights, rap stars … Where should you spend your time, energy, and money when the choices are practically endless? Read this, for starters. Chicago’s exhaustively reported annual list includes 102 of the absolute best things the metro area has to offer right this minute, from a pastrami purveyor with a funny name to a 66-year-old jazz venue that has become legendary.