Living in a city with a million food options can sometimes be daunting. Chicago prides itself in their restaurants scene and for good reason. There are so many amazing options to try. Dave and I tend to revert to our favorites, one of them being brunch at Elly’s Pancake House.
When I was pregnant with Charlie, Dave and I would grab breakfast after every one of our doctor’s appointment. It became a tradition and something I always looked forward to. Now that Charlie is here I love visualizing my big belly and then watching him in his high chair sitting next to me. It is something I know I’ll remember and cherish even after we leave the city. Now Elly’s has become a part of our family and holds a special place in our hearts.
Here are 4 more restaurants that we love in the city:
1. Homeslice – yummy pizza and cozy vibes
2. Gemini Bistro – our favorite spot for a casual date night
3. Burger Bar Chicago – laid back but amazing burgers (get the Bison Burger!)
4. Green Tea Sushi – seriously the best sushi we’ve had in the city!
American Express is offering enrolled Card Members the chance to earn more rewards with their Shop Small for 2X Rewards promotion when they shop small or dine at their favorite restaurants through 12/31. You can find all qualifying restaurants on their small business map (all of our favorite restaurants above are included!) and if you’re not an American Express Card holder you can enroll here.