Category Archives: Dining

How throw a Friendsgiving to Remember

Sometimes Chicago can feel like the biggest city, and we here at Aqua at Lakeshore East understand that. We know that people move to Chicago for the experience, the lights, and the fun. But we also know that many people who have moved here, have another city they would like to spend the holidays at.…

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3 Things to Know About The World’s Largest Starbucks in Chicago

If you are a coffee lover living in the River North district of Chicago, Illinois, today is your lucky day. Opening today, November 15th, 2019 is the largest Starbucks store in the world. Sitting at the corner of North Michigan Avenue and East Erie Street, this previously a Crate and Barrel store, is a 35,000…

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Must Try Fall Menu Favorites

It’s about that time here in Chicago… the temperatures begin to drop as the layers of sweaters and scarves start to build up. Not only does the weather change, but so do our appetites! The summer revolves around cold beverages and light, refreshing meals and recipes. But now, Fall is here; and that means we're…

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The Best Steakhouses in Downtown Chicago

When it comes to steak, Chicago has no equal. There are more than twenty steakhouses in downtown Chicago alone, all featuring choice or prime beef that’s prepared perfectly. With so many choices, how do you know where to find the best steakhouses? We’ve narrowed it down and found four of the best places for steak…

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Sea the Best Seafood Downtown

Despite being in the Midwest, Chicago is home to some stellar seafood restaurants. While the city may once have been known as the Hog Butcher for the World it’s now known for a creative culinary scene that matches and often surpasses the coasts. We’ve picked out some of the best seafood restaurants in downtown Chicago…

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Heaven on Bread: River North’s Best Breakfast Sandwiches

In a city overflowing with quality brunch restaurants, River North stands out as an oasis for breakfast sandwich aficionados.  Here are our three absolute favorite local breakfast sandwiches. Chicago Cut Steakhouse Don’t let the name (or the four dollar signs on Yelp) fool you—Chicago Cut is River North’s best-kept secret for those who aim to…

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Lunchtime in the Loop

When lunchtime rolls around there’s no better place to be in Chicago than in the Loop. Lunch spots are easy to find, with multiple options on every block. Whether you’d like a casual meal to go or want to step back in time at a place with history, there’s a restaurant to fit the bill.…

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