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Did we say the drive to Fargo was bad?

We arrived in Chicago around midnight, after a snowy drive, and checked into the hotel to sleep. The next day was filled with clowning around at the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago-style hot dogs, chili fries, too much dessert, and some Frankenstein at the Daley Plaza


We took the requisite tourist photos at the bean:

Apparently, fine establishments will not offer ketchup with your Chicago-style hot dog as the sugar in the ketchup over-powers the flavor of the dog. How pretentious & delicious.


We got some cheap dessert.
Evidently, cheap does not necessarily mean small in the States.
The ice cream sandwich I ordered was the size of my face.

Our Hallowe'en night ended with some Frankenstein in Daley Plaza.



My kind of town, Chicago is.

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18 comments

  1. I'm glad you had a lovely time :) I've never been to Chicago but now you've put the desire there!

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  2. I'm glad you liked Chicago.. and I am just so jealous (like I've said before) of what you're doing!
    That drive looks scary. I never liked driving in the snow.. in fact it freaks me out horribly.

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  3. wow, that ice cream sandwich looks so scrumptious!!! i'm glad you are having a good trip so far! young frankenstein is such a hilarious movie, what a good way to spend halloween.

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  4. oh man! i hope the roads clear up!

    i LOVE icecream sandwhiches. i'm glad you're eating them despite the snowy weather. clearly you're a true winnipegger!

    where are you off to next?

    XO

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  5. If I were to ever go to the states,Chicago is one place that would be on my list!

    I heard there have really good pizza there and popcorn:)

    those food are so yummy !

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  6. I'd love to visit Chicago! Looks like your trip is off to a wonderful start (:

    Saskia x

    PS The sihouette butterfly photo is so cool!

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  7. I have always wanted to visit Chicago!!! Your pics look amazing (and I laughed out loud when you said "how pretentious and delicious" over the no ketchup ordeal. haha!)

    This really makes me want to take a trip to Chicago!!!

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  8. So snowy! I love Chicago- I want to go again and take pics with the Bean!

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  9. Oh, I LOVE Chicago. :) I really really want to go back someday. It was incredible the first time, but I was too young to really get to explore on my own.

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  10. Chicago is a great city! And those cheese fries looked delish!!

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  11. Looks like you two are having so much fun. The touristy photographs are a must!!

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  12. Ahh - you guys are awesome!! Ice cream sandwich the size of your face...ahhh the American way ;) Have fun!

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  13. Driving in the snow, gasp!!! Not for me, oh no no!

    Yes, The Museum of Science and Industry. We missed it when we were in Chicago last and I wanted to cry.

    I can't do Chicago-style hot dogs. Too many toppings and I'm a boring mustard only kinda gal :) Laughing about the ice cream. Portion control is of no importance in this country. God forbid we exercise a bit of restraint. Nope, bigger is better mmmkay?

    Frankenstein, how fun!!! You are my kinda people :)

    PS I got your tweets a couple days late but was so happy to get them!

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  14. please please please go to butterfly thai and sushi bar in chicago. it's our favorite place. and it's seriously delish. :)

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  15. love Chicago! I'm already having so much fun keeping up on your travels! keep up the blogging :)

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  16. Oh the hotdog looks amazing.

    Mina, always beautiful :)

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  17. I LOVE chicago!!!

    and yes, always beautiful.

    always.

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