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Andrew Huff / August 21, 2009 12:10 AM

Best View of the City from the CTA: Orange Line on the southwest-bound stretch before the Halsted stop.

Best Restaurant to Impress Visitors: Hot Doug's

Best Use of Pig: The Publican

madachode / August 21, 2009 7:02 AM

"I said to him very emphatically and very definitely that an order be issued by him immediately to shoot to kill any arsonist or anyone with a Molotov cocktail in his hand, because they're potential murderers, and to shoot to maim or cripple anyone looting."
Mayor Richard J Daley. If he were still around, people on N Halsted would be kept in check and or forced to move away bringing dignity back to Chicago.

printdude / August 21, 2009 10:11 AM

Best Taco: ZacaTacos on Pulaski + 60th.

Guy Smiley / August 21, 2009 1:08 PM

Best Driving View of the City Skyline: going south on Lake Shore Drive just as you hit North Ave., aka The Ferris Bueller view.

Best Skyscraper view: Hancock Signature Lounge looking west at sunset.

Brad / August 22, 2009 4:46 PM

Best Pedestrian View of the City:
Webster Ave. bridge over the river

Best Friday Fish & Chips:
Duke of Perth

mike / August 22, 2009 11:57 PM

- Navy Pier, bar none
- Uncle Julio's, best Mexican in the city ... and I've BEEN to Cancun
- Buca de Beppo
- Renting one of those 4-person bicyclemobile thingys and riding around the Oak Street Beach area

mike / August 23, 2009 12:00 AM

- Navy Pier, bar none
- Uncle Julio's, best Mexican in the city ... and I've BEEN to Cancun
- Buca de Beppo
- Renting one of those 4-person bicyclemobile thingys and riding around the Oak Street Beach area
- If you're into more cultural stuff, the big French paiting made out of dots that Cameron stared at in Ferris Bueller
- Garrett's! Hell, who wouldn't stand in line for 40 minutes for caramel and cheese popcorn?

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