Chicago

For the past few years, I had to visit Chicago quite often and I got to know the city pretty well.  It's such a vibrant, photogenic city with great cityscapes around every corner.  I've spent many nights just wandering the city to see where I could take great pictures.

The best thing about the city is all the great restaurants.  I have so many favorites that it's hard to choose where to eat.  

 Pig's Ear with Crispy Kale, Pickled Cherry Peppers & Fried Egg @ The Purple Pig

Pig's Ear with Crispy Kale, Pickled Cherry Peppers & Fried Egg @ The Purple Pig

 Milk Braised Pork Shoulder with Mashed Potatoes @ The Purple Pig

Milk Braised Pork Shoulder with Mashed Potatoes @ The Purple Pig

 Turkey Leg Confit, Crispy Lentils, Treviso, Endive, & Agrodolce @ The Purple Pig

Turkey Leg Confit, Crispy Lentils, Treviso, Endive, & Agrodolce @ The Purple Pig

 Prosciutto Stuffed Squid @ The Purple Pig

Prosciutto Stuffed Squid @ The Purple Pig

 Teatime for the Empress @ Slurping Turtle

Teatime for the Empress @ Slurping Turtle

 Drinks @ Mercadito

Drinks @ Mercadito

 Italian Beef @ Portillos

Italian Beef @ Portillos

 Deep Dish Pizza @ Lou Malnati's 

Deep Dish Pizza @ Lou Malnati's