Chicago by iPhone
Yesterday I told you about our recent quick trip to Chicago, including an adorable little shop we found.
Today I want to share with you a few more shots of the Windy City. The iPhone picture quality isn’t great (I didn’t bring my camera with me) but I couldn’t resist snapping them anyway.
We basically ate our way through Chicago and our little group joked about how we were spending each meal planning the next. Stops included Joe’s, Shaw’s, and Ditka’s, and I can recommend them all.
But Chicago-style pizza is a must when you’re there and Giordano’s is a favorite.
Speaking of pizza, this Italian restaurant was still decked out for fall, which I loved.
But little signs of Christmas were popping up all over the Chicago streets during our stay.
The Christmas urns on Michigan Avenue had me thinking about what I want to do with my front porch urns for Christmas.
We got one day of heavy rain while we were there, but by the end of the day it had turned to snow. The Chicagoans weren’t thrilled but we loved it.
Here is our hotel as seen through the snow. It looks cold and it was, but no worries…I took this picture from the warmth of a Crate and Barrel.
We’re lucky that, living in Kansas City, Chicago is easy to get to. It’s always a lot of fun.
Ah I miss my Chicago days! Deep dish pizza was a favorite of ours too. I use my iPhone when traveling about. It’s too awkward to carry a real camera and shop! That urn looks great- I love inspiration like that.
Although I prefer to have my “real” camera, it’s nice to have an iPhone handy when I don’t, Liz.
Oh fun! Chicago is on my list of places to go…soon! I have heard it is an awesome city.
It’s a great city. Lots of fun. Hope you get to go soon!
Mmmmmm! Quartino’s (the little fall decorated restaurant ) is a delish place to eat. If you haven’t stopped there yet, put it on top of your list for your next visit. You won’t be sorry,I promise!
I will definitely do that then, Karen!