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Need a Great Place to Eat near the Blackstone Hotel -

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I will have a group of 8 people attending some meetings in Chicago at the Blackstone Hotel at 636 South Michigan avenue. Last time we did this, based on recommendations on this board, we ate at Mercat a la Planxa and loved it.

I am thinking I'd like to try a different spot around the hotel or somewhere on the Miracle Mile. Can you recommend some spots? I am not too concerned about budget and open to most food types.


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  1. If you want to eat around the Blackstone (the "Magnificent" Mile is a bit of a trek), check out Custom House. Particularly appropriate for business get-togethers:


    1. The Gage is a nice option as well. Just a quick walk (about a half mile) North on Michigan: