Re: [CH] Chicago hot-spots

Jonathan T. Smillie (
Thu, 02 Apr 1998 09:27:55 -0600

At 07:31 AM 4/2/98 -0500, you wrote:
>Going to Chicago in mid-June for a meeting.  I could use sny suggestions 
>for places to eat around the convention center.  Thanks in advance!


When in Schaumburg, IL (about 30 mi. north of Chicago) for a seminar last
fall, I found a great Indian restaurant, the Indian Garden. They have two 
branches listed in Chicago proper, one at 2548 W. Devon Avenue and 
one at 247 E. Ontario, second floor. 

I don't know Chicago well enough to know if these are near the convention 
center or not, but if they're anything like the Schaumburg branch they're
worth a visit. The food's stupendous- even though we only went there for 
lunch, it was good enough one day to bring us right back the next, and day 2 
didn't disappoint. Prices are extremely reasonable too..

Ever since then, we've been kicking around the idea of an overnight trip to 
Chicago, just to have dinner there (it's about 3 hours from Madison to

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