Feedback Friday: Harry Caray’s Restaurant

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Harry Caray is most known for being the announcer for the Chicago Cubs in the 1980’s.
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One of Chicago’s top dining destinations is Harry Caray’s, a restaurant dedicated to the legendary Chicago Cubs’ announcer. The late broadcaster was known for leading the crowd in “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” during the 7th inning stretch at Wrigley Field, and his popular phrase, “Holy cow!”

If you’re looking for some good food, Harry Caray’s is the place to go, and also has three different locations around the city. This famous Chicago hot-spot has been named “Best Italian Steakhouse” by the Chicago Tribune Dining Poll, according to the restaurant website. There is a lunch and a dinner menu, each containing a wide variety of options:

Feedback Friday: The Billy Goat Tavern

If you enjoyed reading about Wrigley Field and the Chicago Cubs’ supposed “Curse of the Billy Goat, there’s no better place

A real goat wandered into the Billy Goat Tavern when it first opened, giving the restaurant its name. Photo from doyouremember.com

A real goat wandered into the Billy Goat Tavern when it first opened, giving the restaurant its name.
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to eat a meal in the Windy City than the Billy Goat Tavern.

This famous burger joint is located just below Michigan Ave., according to midwestguest.com, and has several other locations in the Chicago area, including Navy Pier.

According to the restaurant’s website, the original Billy Goat Tavern was established in 1934 by Sam Sianas, otherwise known as “the guy who wanted to bring his goat into Wrigley Field.” Sinais earned his nickname of “Billy Goat” when a stray goat wandered into his restaurant one night; it eventually became the unofficial mascot of the tavern.

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Must see Monday: Wrigley Field

Whether you’re a baseball fan or not, no trip to Chicago is complete without visiting Wrigley Field.

Nestled on the corner of Clark and Addison, Wrigley Field, home of the Chicago Cubs, is the second-oldest stadium in

Wrigley Field is known for its old-time atmosphere Photo by Stephanie Lynn

Wrigley Field is known for its old-time atmosphere
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Major League Baseball, just two years behind Boston’s Fenway Park. This historic ballpark will turn 100-years old during the 2014 baseball season.

Even though the Cubs haven’t won a World Series in 105-years, a visit to Wrigley Field feels like you’re going back in time to watch a baseball game back in the old days with its classic traditions. Continue reading