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If you're in Chicago and into movies we run a film series on the North
side: http://www.northwestchicagofilmsociety.org/

Go to Hyde Park if you want to eat in the same cafeteria as the president:
http://www.valoisrestaurant.com/

These are the two things we most often make out of town guests do....

On Mon, Feb 13, 2012 at 7:51 AM, Patrick J Midtlyng <[log in to unmask]>wrote:

> For the quintessential Chicago diner experience visit "The White Palace
> Grill" on Roosevelt and Canal. Fantastic  (and cheap) eats and a nice slice
> of Chicago life. Might be amongst the best diner coffees in the City.
>
> The Checkerboard in Hyde Park is a great spot, but the drinks are on the
> expensive side and there's often a cover charge as well. On Sunday nights
> at Jimmy's Woodlawn Tap (a few blocks west of Checkerboard) there's free
> live jazz, no cover and very reasonably priced food and drink. However,
> cash only.
>
> As was previously mentioned, the Northside's Green Mill (
> http://www.greenmilljazz.com/) is great as is downtown's The Redhead
> Piano Bar (http://theredheadpianobar.com/). These are also much more
> "public transit and cab friendly. The Southside (and Hyde Park and locales
> farther South) have suffered heavy cuts in CTA services than either
> downtown or the Northside.
>
> Happy Travels!
>
>
> Patrick
>
> Patrick J Midtlyng
> Belfer Sound Archivist
> Special Collections Research Center
> Syracuse University Library
> phone: 315-443-2070 | 315-443-3477
> email: [log in to unmask]
> web: http://library.syr.edu/belfer/
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List [mailto:
> [log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Shai Drori
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> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Places of interest in NYC, Milwaukee and Chicago
>
> THAT is a must for sure. Haven't had one of those since I left Houston
> (1985).
> Thanks
>
>
> On 09/02/12 00:22, Watsky, Lance wrote:
> > I would highly encourage you to get a "real" Southern breakfast at the
> Silver Skillet near Georgia Tech. The food is delicious and the place is
> like a step back in time:
> > http://www.thesilverskillet.com/history.asp
>