Chic makes you breathe art, and architecture is one of the highlights of the city.
Photo: Adam Alexander Photography courtesy of Choose Chicago
By: Carla Peralva, O Estado de S.Paulo
Chicago is a city for those who like to marvel at what humans are capable of doing. I'm not just talking about skyscrapers and fancy buildings - although there are two things there. I also speak of the cultural grandeur that comes from the human capacity to reinvent itself.\
The most American of cities is also the city of art , which spreads everywhere: iconic buildings, open-air sculptures, street performers playing blues, great musicals, comedy clubs, vibrant gastronomy.
New neighborhoods were designed and the architectural and urban design was rethought with wider streets and stones..
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In the west portion of the city center is the so-called restaurant row, or row of restaurants...
Beatnik is super busy and it is impossible to sit without having a reservation.
In West Town, Beatnik is the place to go for brunch. Super crowded (impossible to sit without reservation), this is a restaurant a little ballad. There are various environments and decorations that I can only describe as eclectic and ostentatious - there are gigantic chandeliers, embroidered rugs, sofas, leafy plants and a long carved wooden structure worthy of what I imagine was Xerazade's room. The food is inspired by Mediterranean and Middle Eastern dishes. Worth sampling the chai cinnamon roll.
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