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Need a Great Place to Eat near the Blackstone Hotel -

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apcollins Aug 19, 2009 07:07 PM

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.

Thanks!

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    ferret Aug 20, 2009 07:57 AM

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

    http://www.thegagechicago.com/

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      jbw Aug 20, 2009 05:58 AM

      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:

      http://www.customhouse.cc/

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