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Sep 16, 2007 03:33 PM

Food near the Intercontinental on Michigan

Is there anything decent and quick in that area? My wife is on a business trip there and isn't looking for luxury, but she had dinner at corner bakery last night which she'd like to avoid. any suggestions would be great. The only condition is no SUshi because she is pregnant!

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  1. Bandera is practically next door, on the 2nd floor at 535 N. Michigan. Best picks: the cheeseburger, cornbread, and the rotisserie chicken. There can be a bit of a wait though, so it's not a quick dinner. Across the street and behind the Wrigley Building is Pizza-Ria (405 N Wabash). This is a chain place, but has surprisingly good, affordable thin-crust NY style pizza. Certainly a much better choice than Corner Bakery.

    1. Nordstrom Cafe is great. They have dinner entrees, as well as great soups, salads and sandwiches. Also, I think their cookies are some of the best in the city. They are only open until 7:30 pm, though.

      Star of Siam has decent Thai food, and their service is remarkably quick (or she can have them deliver).

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      1. re: SuzMiCo

        Nordstrom Cafe is a good suggestion. There is also a food court in the Nordstrom building (Westfield Mall) which has several good options. I can't remember the names, but I have eaten at both the Italian place and the mexican place there