Subject: RE: Chicago restaurants

>> 1. Where can we get the best steak (not the biggest, but the best) in Chicago (preferably not a chain, such as Mortons or Ruth's Chris)? >>

I would say Eli's, The Place for Steaks, at 215 E. Chicago Ave, but it is expensive. Great cheesecake too!! Here's their website:

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Some restaurants that Gourmet Magazine lists as best in Chicago. Among them is best wine bar: tml

Last, but not least, my son lived in Chicago for 7 years, and he likes Demon Dogs at 944 W. Fullerton Ave. Gold Coast Dogs is highly rated also, and there are several locations... you'll find them on Digital City. One is at Randolph and Wabash.

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