Chicago Culture Guide

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Feed Your Curiosity
Blue Apron (Gourmet International Flavors)
Meez Meals (Creative & Healthy)
Home Chef  (Gluten free, Vegan options)
Try the World

Cooking Experiences 
Eat with a local
Specialized cooking classes (where you meet people) 
Pop up Home dinners
Sunday Dinner (invite Only)

Celebrate One Another
Beijo de Chocolat (Rare Brazilian Chocolates)




Stock Your Global Pantry
The Spice House 
Patel Brother's Grocery (Indian)
Gene's Sausage Shop and Delicatesen (Polish)
Chicago French Market (Global)
Yin Wall City (Asian medicinal herbs & teas)
Beijo de Chocolat (Rare Brazilian Chocolates)
City Olive (Olive Oil & Gourmet Foods)
Amish Healthy Foods (Local Amish Farms)

Organic Produce (CSA)
Door to door organics
Tomato Mountain  
Slagel Farm
River Valley Ranch (Farm Store)   

Try something new
Fuel (this could get long)

Girl & the Goat 




Try on a new tradition/Adopt a Culture (neighborhood)
Little India (Devon Ave.)
German (Lincoln Square)
K-Town (Korean)
Pilsen (Mexican)   
Little Italy (Taylor Street)
Little Vietnam
Passeo Boriqua (Puerto Rican - Humboldt Park)
Ukranian Village (Ukranian & Russian)
Swedish (Andersenville)

Go for a sip
Boba Tea
Tea place (in french market) 
Coffee shop (with japanese food)
Turkish restaurant (turkish tea) 


Specialty shops

GlobeIn Artisan Giftbox 


Get Moving
African Dance 
Brazilian Dance
Flirty Girl Dance/Workout 

Peaceful Retreat
Osaka Japanese Gardens
Hamsa Ayurveda & Yoga



Cultural Entertainment
Chicago Samba 
Luciano's Band 
Cultural Performances 

On the Water 
Paddle Boarding on the lake 
Paddle Boarding under the Fireworks 
Kayaking on Chicago River 
Architectural River Tour
Rent a Boat 

Amazing Sights 
Helicopter Ride 
John Hancock Signature Room Bar 

Things I'd want to know
Owner's vision (purpose) - LLYT quote 
List key services or goods
Store hours

No one is promoting explore your own city
I would never think to look up itineraries of my own city 
I always go to "chicago sites" to look for things to do, and never find anything fun when i'm looking for it. 
Needs to have a "cool" factor