I pick a city. Do cool stuff. Eat all the vegan food. In this episode, I take on the windy city and all that it has to offer. Chicago is known for its iconic architecture, spectacular skyline and warm midwest charm.

HANDLEBAR is a small casual neighborhood restaurant that serves made-from-scratch vegetarian and vegan comfort food for breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week. The food is absolutely phenomenal. 

The ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO  collects, preserves, and interprets works of art of the highest quality, representing the world’s diverse artistic traditions, for the inspiration and education of the public.

ADLER PLANETARIUM is a public museum dedicated to the study of astronomy and astrophysics. The Planetarium has an array of exhibits on our solar system and man’s quest to explore space and unlock its mysteries. 

MILLENNIUM PARK is a public park located in the Loop neighborhood of Chicago. It’s a new kind of town square that features great views of downtown, a skating rink, public art exhibitions and free events.

CLOUD GATE (or the bean) is a 12-foot high steel sculpture that has become a Chicago icon. 

THE CROWN FOUNTAIN will entertain you and blow you away. This whimsical example of public art and video sculpture is pure brilliance. 

ALTHEA serves innovative, beautiful plant cuisine set against impeccable views of downtown Chicago and the iconic magnificent mile. These vegan crab cakes will change your life.

Nights in Chicago are spectacular. The city is lit.

The statue of Michael Jordan, nicknamed “The Spirit”, is a bronze sculpture that rests on a 5-foot high granite base, weighs 2,000 pounds and is 12 feet tall in.

THE CHICAGO DINER has tons of great vegetarian and vegan options that are sure to please.

SKYDECK CHICAGO is the highest observation deck in the United States offering spectacular views spanning up to four states. The panoramic views of Chicago are breathtaking. You feel like you can see forever. 

THE MONEY MUSEUM at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago is a totally free and interactive museum in the heart of the financial district. You can take a picture with a million dollars, create you own currency, or try your hand at managing inflation.

You can’t visit Chicago and not ride the L. The network of elevated trains is not only how Chicagoans get around, but it’s also an iconic character in the the history of the city.

The MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART is an artist-activated and audience-engaged art museum. The museum boldly interweaves exhibitions, performances, collections, and educational programs to excite, challenge, and illuminate our visitors and offer insight into the creative process.

ORIGINAL VEGETARIAN SOUL, family owned and operated for over 30 years, is vegan heaven on the south side of Chicago. The food will fill your belly and warm your soul.


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Are you interested in transitioning to a plant based lifestyle, but don’t know where to start? Are you unsure about the what the plant based options are and where to find them? Are you overwhelmed by the millions of vegan recipes on the internet? I had all the same questions and felt exactly the same way when I started. 

The VEGAN BUNDLE is designed to get you started quickly and easily. From a grocery list to monthly planner to a complete resource guide, this bundle has it all.