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Time Out No. #13 | Tue 13 October, 2020 
Walk through a glittering tunnel of lights this winter
Starting on November 13, you’ll be able to wander through a 110-foot tunnel of lights, a forest of caroling trees, a fire garden and tons of other festive attractions as part of Lightscape, the Chicago Botanic Garden's annual illuminated holiday trail. Take a look at what you can expect this year and book your ticket in advance.
The 13 best breakfast spots
in Chicago
Your mother was right: Breakfast really is the most important meal of the day, so bring on the fluffy eggs, a mug of piping-hot coffee, a stack of pancakes and a pile of greasy bacon. Rise and shine with help from the best breakfast restaurants in Chicago.
Grab a pastry and coffee from the bakery if you're in a rush, or snag a seat and enjoy heartier dishes like blackberry-topped lemon pancakes.
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At this sunny, daytime-only café, health food is crave-worthy. While the owners are committed to organic eats, they’re okay with a little cheese and butter, too.
Lost Larson
When the weekend rolls around, we book it to Time Out Market to stock up on flaky croissants, sugar-coated morning buns and fresh coffee at Lost Larson.
Lou Mitchell’s
Slinging breakfast since 1923, Lou's is a bonafide Chicago institution. On weekends, the line snakes out the front door, so prepare to wait it out.
The weekend ahead
Morgan Olsen
Grab a stacked sando at Big Kids, a new takeout-only shop in Logan Square from two big-name chefs.
Check out Solemn Oath’s brand-new paleta-inspired brew that’s raising funds for “Tamale Guy” Claudio Velez.
Voting by mail? Make time to fill out your ballot and cast your vote via USPS or the city’s drop box sites.
Travel the world through poetry
The Poetry Foundation hosts this celebration of diverse voices, rich experiences and the powerful words from around the country and the planet.
The results are in: Uptown is Chicago’s coolest neighborhood
Chicago is famously a city of neighborhoods, made up of a tapestry of distinct communities that lend a sense of variety to our urban environment. So when Time Out polled thousands of city-dwellers on their favorite places to spend time and narrowed down the 40 coolest neighborhoods in the world, we weren't surprised to find that Uptown is among them. See how the North Side nabe stacked up!

Watch the Bears game on a
big screen
Football season looks quite different this year, but you don’t have to miss a game. In lieu of bundling up at Soldier Field, we’re showing every game on the big, big screen at Time Out Market Chicago. Besides staying warm and cozy inside the socially distanced dining room (check out our other safety measures here ), guests won’t have to wait until halftime to grab a drink at the bar or re-up their food order. See you there on Sunday!
Quick hits for the road…
This virtual food fest spotlights Black-owned restaurants
Portillo’s announces opening date for Avondale location
Comedy institution the Second City is for sale
Kevin Smith’s Mooby’s pop-up restaurant arrives in Chicago
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