Wednesday, March 20, 2013

St. Patrick's Day in Chicago

Sunday was not only St. Patrick's day but it was also the last day of spring break. Neither my friends nor I got to travel anywhere warm so we decided a trip to Chicago would be a halfway decent substitute for not spending a week on the beach with drinks in our hands. 

After having thoroughly lost ourselves right after getting off the train, we stumbled upon Descarte's. A brilliant little coffee shop filled with delicious breakfast pastries and drawings of philosophers. 

After a good old fashioned caffeine fix we headed over to see the green river and were introduced to the House of Blues

Then it was time for a little shopping.


What's better than Chicago in real life? A chocolate replica of Chicago. 

Our wandering led us to the Corner Bakery for lunch. . . 

And then to the Magnolia Bakery for dessert.

Next it was over to the Bean! 

Chicago, stay classy. 

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