The newly opened TAO Chicago offers a truly unique dining experience. The restaurant itself features a stage with a 20-foot tall Buddha statue at one end, while rows of small, intimate tables run the length of the room. The lights are dim, and diners enjoy their meals by candlelight as the staff bustles around the room ensuring glasses are filled and the food is cooked to your satisfaction.

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It's not like Chicago is lacking when it comes to upscale cuisine, but nothing quite like About Last Knife existed before the steakhouse opened a few weeks ago. The eatery displays a distinctly quirky personality, as evidenced by menu headings like "Definitely Healthy... Totally" and the face of the building's architect splashed across an entire wall.

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The Escape Game Chicago, a sixty-minute escape room experience on the Near North Side, debuted to rave reviews in late 2016. Since then, the escape room has only gained in popularity. It makes sense: it’s a social experience, it engages your creativity and problem solving, and it doesn’t require a huge time investment.

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City tours aren't just for out-of-towners. Even if you've lived in Chicago for years, chances are there are neighborhoods you've yet to discover. A tour can help you do that—and what better way to get to know a neighborhood than by eating your way through it? Chicago Food Planet Food Tours introduce guests to different parts of the city and equally diverse cuisines.

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With all of the impressive architecture the city of Chicago has to offer, where do you start? The answer is the Chicago Architecture Center. Visit the newly opened CAC location on East Wacker Street to see a scale model of Chicago and all 4,250 buildings that are part of the architectural tours. Then, choose from one of the 85 options for boat, bus, walking, or L train tours to experience the architecture first-hand.

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When Z Bar opened in the Near North neighborhood just a few months ago, it introduced a lineup of inventive contemporary cocktails to Chicago's mixology scene. So far, the Disco Fever has caught the attention of guests. The cocktail brings together vodka, mandarin orange, passionfruit, champagne, and a dash of lemon. Regulars also love the Strange Magic, a surprisingly simple mix of champagne and eau de vie that results in complex flavors.

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Joe & the Juice, a Danish juice and coffee bar chain, just opened its newest Chicago location and offerings include coffee, tea, sandwiches, fresh juices, smoothies, and veggie shots made with organic ingredients and all prepared in the store.

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If you were to ask a Chicago native for the city's one can't-miss tourist attraction, they might tell you it's an architecture tour with Wendella Sightseeing Boats. The tour company has been around since the '30s, so its signature Original Architecture Tour has become a staple for out-of-towners. Play tourist in your own city this weekend and climb aboard one of the boats.

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The Millennium Park Summer Film Series is already underway and drawing crowds to the Jay Pritzker Pavilion every Tuesday night. Although the free outdoor movies are an annual tradition in Millennium Park, there's a new twist this year. Before each feature film, a Chicago-based filmmaker screens a short movie for the audience to enjoy.

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Having pets is one of the best parts about living at Two West Delaware, but if you live in a studio apartment, you know that it can sometimes be difficult to get your pet the space and exercise that they need. With some simple tips, however, you can make life comfortable in an studio apartment for both you and your furry friends. Here's how.

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If you ask your server at Farmhouse Chicago about the origins of your meal, the answer will be simple: the majority of the ingredients come from Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, or Michigan. Many of them may even hail from Brown Dog Farm, the owners' fruit, veggie, and honey farm in Wisconsin or the eatery's own rooftop garden. So it should be obvious why Chicago foodies love this locally sourced fare, especially when it comes time for brunch.

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As a city dweller, your opportunities for outdoor recreation are few and far between. Sure, you can always go for a run at the park or splash in the waves along the shores of Lake Michigan, but when it comes to rock-climbing, that usually requires a commute beyond city limits — that is, unless you go to Brooklyn Boulders.

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At Whispers Cafe, the coffee isn't just part of the menu — it's the main event. The cafe's founder has traveled across the globe, taste-testing cups of joe at every pit stop. So he knew exactly what he wanted when he opened his own coffeehouse: superior java sourced from the best farmers in the world.

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For many people, the physical and mental practice of yoga serves as a form of therapy. It works as a coping mechanism that eases the stresses of daily life, as well as instances of trauma. At Room to Breathe, situated in a private practice cluster called The Center, yoga complements classic forms of psychotherapy offered by other practitioners.

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Willis Tower isn't the only place in the city where you can enjoy breathtaking views of the skyscrapers, Lake Michigan, and surrounding suburbs. The 360 Chicago observation deck might offer an even more engaging experience thanks to the debut of TILT.

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Two West Delaware is the culmination of half a decade of hard work by JDL Development’s Jim Letchinger. Letchinger’s company has been at the heart of the Chicago housing market for decades, and Two West Delaware is the newest addition to their portfolio. With floor-to-ceiling windows, private balconies, access to a comprehensive amenity suite, and the city’s finest shopping and dining right outside the door, residents of Two West Delaware have all the best that Chicago's Gold Coast has to offer.

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Two West Delaware is the latest in a long line of successful residential projects from Jim Letchinger's JDL Development. These Chicago luxury residences are located on the city’s upscale North Side and feature modern interiors with custom cabinetry and marble counters in the kitchens and baths, wide-plank hardwood floors, and floor-to-ceiling windows with spectacular urban views. Residences range in size from one to five bedrooms.

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