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Top Ten Best Hidden Gems in Chicago

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As places begin to reopen, ChiTribe would like to hear some of the best Hidden Gems in Chicago! We asked the ChiTribe Jewish People of the Week their suggestions and here is our list! Enjoy!


Top Ten Best Hidden Gems in Chicago!


Diversey Driving Range & Mini Golf

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Courtesy of: indigogolfpartners

Brought to you by Jewish Person of the Week Caleb Bromberg

“We can’t forget about Diversey Mini-Golf. I’m there every week when the weather is nice.”

The Diversey Driving Range and Mini Golf Course has a state-of-the-art driving range and pleasantly relaxing mini golf course (from https://diversey.cpdgolf.com/)


Otherworld Theatre

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Courtesy of: @otherworldtheatre

Brought to you by Jewish Person of the Week Jeremy Drazner

A very unique theater that offers shows in the science fiction and fantasy genres (from https://www.otherworldtheatre.org/about)


Gather

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Courtesy of: @gatherchicago

Brought to you by Jewish Person of the Week Jennifer Litner

“If it’s hidden, then I suppose I’ll have to keep it under wraps. That being said, the brunch at Gather is phenomenal — highly recommend their hash or lox plate.”

This place offers some great dishes and a variety of wines and microbrews (from https://www.gatherchicago.com/).


Navy Pier Fireworks

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Courtesy of: @navypierchicago

Annette’s Italian Ice

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Courtesy of: https://www.annettesitalianice.com

Brought to you by Jewish Person of the Week Jonathan Kamel

“Wednesday fireworks in the summer – you can see them from Oak Street beach and the river walk. You don’t have to go downtown. Also Annette’s in Lincoln Park, its an ice cream place on Armitage that has been around since the mid 80s. Incredible classic place where you can sit outside on a beautiful summer night.”

Annette’s has some delicious frozen treats from ice cream to Italian ice (from https://www.annettesitalianice.com/)


Berlin Nightclub

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Brought to you by Jewish Person of the Week Adam Mogilevsky

“For me, always the Berlin nightclub – they have these amazing Drag performances that I really enjoy. It just opens the door for new and creative forms of living art.”

A lively nightclub that has some of the best Drag shows in town (from https://www.berlinchicago.com/index.html)


The Paper Machete

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Courtesy of: @thepapermachete

Brought to you by Jewish Person of the Week Mo Goltz

“Think of it as SNL with a local flair and more heart. It’s one of the most unique live events in the city, combining comedy storytelling, puppetry, music, political commentary, music, and prose from talented locals and well known performers from across the country. I always leave entertained, educated, and with an appreciation for the world around me.”


Woolly Mammoth Chicago

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Courtesy of: https://www.woollymammothchicago.com

Suggested by ChiTribe’s own Scott Prywitch.

This antiques/collectibles shop has some unusual finds with a “whimsical” twist (from https://www.woollymammothchicago.com).


Original Soul Vegetarian

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Courtesy of: @soulveg

Brought to you by Jewish Person of the Week Aaron Levine

“I’m a sucker for the salad bar at Original Soul Vegetarian in Grand Crossing.  Like, I’m gonna have to make a line-item in my budget for that…next year.”

This place offers one-of-a-kind options for vegans or health-conscious individuals (from https://www.originalsoulvegetarian.com/)


Polygon Cafe

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Courtesy of: @polygoncafe

Brough to you by Jewish Person of the Week Michelle Mantel

“Great food and ambiance.”

A great spot with a wide variety of Asian dishes from sushi to noodles to curry (from https://orderonlinemenu.com/polygoncafe)


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