You shouldn't visit Chicago's Loop only. If you want to experience real Chicago, come to the city's neighbourhoods to eat.
Logan Square is one of Chicago's trendiest districts, featuring beautiful boulevards and a developing restaurant and bar scene.
Pilsen is a well-known neighbourhood. Chicago's Southwest Side is known for its murals and public art.
West Loop is perfect for foodies. The neighbourhood has several Michelin-starred restaurants, including Oriole and Ever.
High Fidelity played Wicker Park. Wokingham (Josh Hartnett). Josh? Ancient. Wicker Park and Bucktown have stores, restaurants, clubs, and condos.
Andersonville is a fun North Side neighbourhood. Clark Street features vintage shops, bars, restaurants, and magic and comedy theatres.
Hyde Park is home to the Obamas and the University of Chicago (before they relocated to the White House).
Lake Michigan is best seen at Lakeview, Chicago. Belmont Harbor Dog Beach is a sandy spot near the ships at Belmont Harbor.