Subject: Re: Chicago
For restaurants, Chicago Magazine is usually
> very accurate on most of the upscale stuff that you read about in books, and
> occaisionally even discovers something new.

I subscribe to Chicago Magazine and really enjoy it :-) There's an online version:

Also, you might want to check out the City Pass site for descriptions of some of the highlights of Chicago:

I don't think the pass itself would be of much use to you, as you have to go to several different offerings to make it worthwhile. However, it's excellent for pointing out what's worth seeing in Chicago :-)