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Embrace your inner Chicagoan and offer to split what’s been called the city’s sauciest, doughiest, cheesiest deep-dish pizza at Giordano’s.
This week, we’re pairing the Garfield Park Conservatory with a nostalgic bowling alley. Rather than hiking out to something you’ve always wanted to try and then heading home, keep the adventure going with another outing. Rather than putting a ton of effort into an outing and then just hitting one spot, why not extend the adventure?Become wine snobs together and sign up for a wine tasting (or winemaking) class at City Winery Chicago.If you’re not into wine, Maude’s Liquor Bar serves great cocktails in an intimate setting.Webster’s Wine Bar, one of the city’s first wine bars, is a cozy, classic option.Or click glasses in Public Chicago’s library, which turns into a sexy lounge at night.And if you’re just looking for a little background music, head to Millennium Park for some free performances from a variety of genres this summer.
Guide to Dating in Chicago: Slam Poetry After comedy and music, what’s next? Check out The Encyclopedia Show at the Vittum Theatre where writers and poets create often-hilarious works on-the-spot, In-One-Ear poetry night at Heartland Cafe where local poet Pete Wolf hosts five-minute spoken-word and music performances — Hipster alert: Pabst Blue Ribbon is just $2.50 here — or the Green Mill’s famous Uptown Poetry Slam where “slam” was born. Guide to Dating in Chicago: Eat Feed your date if you’re hoping to get a second one.
And it’s always BYOB.) If Chicago’s improv scene is good enough for Tina Fey, it’s good enough for date night.
Guide to Dating in Chicago: Sweet Music Prefer tunes to a laugh?
Smaller comedy clubs and amateur improv troupes will make sure every night is a hilarious one.
(Tip: The Playground, Chicago’s only co-op non-profit improv group, is by-donation-only on Sundays.
Guide to Dating in Chicago: Drink If you’re looking for a place to go post-dinner (or instead of dinner), there are plenty of Chicago wine bars and drinking holes perfecting for getting to know someone special.