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Nikki's Saved Places
United Center is one of Nikki's Saved Places.

1. United Center

9.1
1901 W Madison St (btwn Wood St & Damen Ave), Chicago, IL
Stadium · Near West Side · 460 tips and reviews
Slater's 50/50 is one of Nikki's Saved Places.

2. Slater's 50/50

8.7
2750 Dewey Rd Ste 193, San Diego, CA
Burger Joint · Naval Training Center · 195 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: Slater's 50/50 is making the wishes of cardiologists everywhere come true by combining two classic bar foods into one crunchy, cheesy, beef- and guacamole-filled, deep-fried shell. Read more.

Goddess and Grocer is one of Nikki's Saved Places.

3. Goddess and Grocer

7.7
901 N Larrabee St (bet. Chicago Ave & Oak St), Chicago, IL
Deli / Bodega · Near North Side · 16 tips and reviews
Pub 1842 is one of Nikki's Saved Places.

4. Pub 1842

3799 South Las Vegas Boulevard (MGM Casino & Resort), Las Vegas, NV
American Restaurant · 74 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: The Peanut Butter Crunch burger comes topped with cheddar, bacon jam, potato chips, and chunky peanut butter. Elvis has not left the building, since he couldn't fit out the door. Read more.

Hannah's Bretzel is one of Nikki's Saved Places.

5. Hannah's Bretzel

555 W Monroe St (at S Clinton St), Chicago, IL
Sandwich Place · West Loop · 20 tips and reviews
Green Mill Cocktail Lounge is one of Nikki's Saved Places.

6. Green Mill Cocktail Lounge

8.9
4802 N Broadway St (at W Lawrence Ave.), Chicago, IL
Jazz Club · Uptown · 133 tips and reviews

Explore ChicagoExplore Chicago: This Chicago landmark presents jazz nightly, from traditional to experimental, amid a "speakeasyesque" décor. Read more.

9 Muses is one of Nikki's Saved Places.

7. 9 Muses

8.0
315 S Halsted St (btwn Jackson & Van Buren), Chicago, IL
Greek Restaurant · Greektown · 19 tips and reviews

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Hit up this trendy restaurant when you want Greek munchies like the Florina peppers (two roasted red peppers stuffed with creamy feta), loukaniko (a pork-lamb sausage) and huge gyro platters. Read more.

Roots Handmade Pizza is one of Nikki's Saved Places.

8. Roots Handmade Pizza

8.6
1924 W Chicago Ave (at N Winchester Ave), Chicago, IL
Pizza Place · East Ukrainian Village · 106 tips and reviews

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Try the mozzarella sticks from our 100 Best list: You’ve got to give props to a mozzarella stick whose mozz is made in-house.

Shanghai Terrace is one of Nikki's Saved Places.

9. Shanghai Terrace

7.4
108 E Superior St (The Peninsula), Chicago, IL
Chinese Restaurant · Streeterville · 53 tips and reviews

BravoBravo: This is a beautiful restaurant and the place to go for high quality authentic Chinese. They have the best Dim Sum menu with amazing fillings. My favorite are the scallop, spicy beef, and crab. The tab

La Colombe Torrefaction is one of Nikki's Saved Places.

10. La Colombe Torrefaction

8.7
955 W Randolph St (at Morgan St), Chicago, IL
Coffee Shop · West Town · 98 tips and reviews

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Try the Pure Black, a deep, dark, bottled cold brew from our 100 Best list!

Fido is one of Nikki's Saved Places.

11. Fido

8.5
1812 21st Ave S (at Belcourt), Nashville, TN
Coffee Shop · Hillsboro West End · 225 tips and reviews

Bon Appetit MagazineBon Appetit Magazine: Grammy Award-winner Shelby Lynne gets her afternoon caffeine jolt from Fido! Read more.

Fourth Presbyterian Church is one of Nikki's Saved Places.

12. Fourth Presbyterian Church

126 E Chestnut St (Michigan Ave.), Chicago, IL
Church · Streeterville · 20 tips and reviews

Michelin Travel & LifestyleMichelin Travel & Lifestyle: Fourth Presbyterian Church is known throughout the city for its Aeolian Skinner organ, which you can hear every Friday at concerts from 12:10pm-12:45pm. -- Green Guide Editor

Ed Debevic's is one of Nikki's Saved Places.

13. Ed Debevic's

640 N Wells St (at Erie St), Chicago, IL
Diner · River North · 80 tips and reviews

BravoBravo: Eat at Ed Debevic's for the shenanigans alone! -Ryan Scott, Top Chef

Shanghai Terrace is one of Nikki's Saved Places.

14. Shanghai Terrace

7.4
108 E Superior St (The Peninsula), Chicago, IL
Chinese Restaurant · Streeterville · 53 tips and reviews

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: If the name didn’t tip you off, there’s a terrace attached to this upscale Chinese restaurant and lounge (and a mighty nice rooftop one at that). Read more.

Maude's Liquor Bar is one of Nikki's Saved Places.

15. Maude's Liquor Bar

840 W Randolph St (btwn Green St & Peoria St), Chicago, IL
French Restaurant · Fulton Market · 104 tips and reviews

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Thought you’d want to know: Brendan Sodikoff has been nominated for Restaurateur of the Year in Time Out Chicago’s 2011 Eat Out Awards. Vote now! Read more.

Richard's Bar is one of Nikki's Saved Places.

16. Richard's Bar

7.7
491 N Milwaukee Ave (Ashland), Chicago, IL
Dive Bar · Fulton River District · 53 tips and reviews

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Richard's is underrated, and the best place to grab a drink before or after dinner in West Loop. Read more.

Garrett Popcorn Shops is one of Nikki's Saved Places.

17. Garrett Popcorn Shops

7.9
26 W Randolph St (North State Street), Chicago, IL
Snack Place · The Loop · 55 tips and reviews

Michelin Travel & LifestyleMichelin Travel & Lifestyle: A local favorite since 1949. The loyal clientele swear that the caramel, cheddar-cheese or old-fashioned butter popcorn is the best around. -- Green Guide Editor

Trump International Hotel & Tower® Chicago is one of Nikki's Saved Places.

18. Trump International Hotel & Tower® Chicago

7.3
401 N Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL
Hotel · Near North Side · 104 tips and reviews

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: The view of the Wrigley Building from the 16th floor is a sight best appreciated by a local. So if you’re looking to throw down $20 for a cocktail, you’d be hard-pressed to find a posher playground. Read more.

deca Restaurant + Bar is one of Nikki's Saved Places.

19. deca Restaurant + Bar

160 E Pearson St (at N. Michigan Ave.), Chicago, IL
Hotel Bar · Streeterville · 22 tips and reviews

Michelin Travel & LifestyleMichelin Travel & Lifestyle: The shellfish tower is a splurge but the other treats on offer won’t break the bank, like the boudin blanc with black truffle which shows up as a plat du jour. - Inspector

HUB 51 is one of Nikki's Saved Places.

20. HUB 51

8.7
51 W Hubbard St (at Dearborn St), Chicago, IL
New American Restaurant · Near North Side · 250 tips and reviews

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Thought you’d want to know: RJ & Jerrod Melman have been nominated for Restaurateurs of the Year in Time Out Chicago’s 2011 Eat Out Awards. Vote now! Read more.

Michelle Tan is one of Nikki's Saved Places.

21. Michelle Tan

108 N State St (at E Washington St), Chicago, IL
Boutique · The Loop · 1 tip

Lucky MagazineLucky Magazine: Slouchy leather satchels and dark clothes with cool detailing (pleats, ruching, and elbow patches) are why this local designer is a standout. Through Dec. 20, save 30% by mentioning Lucky. Read more.

Blueberry Hill is one of Nikki's Saved Places.

22. Blueberry Hill

8.7
6504 Delmar Blvd (btwn Melville Ave & Westgate Ave), St Louis, MO
American Restaurant · 146 tips and reviews

Riverfront TimesRiverfront Times: 2010 RFT Best of St. Louis Winner - Best Place to Play Darts

Miller's Pub is one of Nikki's Saved Places.

23. Miller's Pub

8.2
134 S Wabash Ave (btwn E Adams & E Monroe St), Chicago, IL
Pub · The Loop · 210 tips and reviews

Explore ChicagoExplore Chicago: Established in 1935, Miller's Pub once claimed actor Jimmy Durante and legendary sports announcer Harry Caray as regulars. Read more.

Opart Thai House Restaurant is one of Nikki's Saved Places.

24. Opart Thai House Restaurant

4658 N Western Ave (at W Leland Ave), Chicago, IL
Thai Restaurant · Ravenswood · 60 tips and reviews

BravoBravo: The most authentic Thai food in Chicago. They have the best Tom Ka Ghai soup and fried whole fish with red curry sauce. The boys and I eat there at least once a week. -Malika Ameen, Top Chef Just Dess

Cheese-ology Macaroni & Cheese is one of Nikki's Saved Places.

25. Cheese-ology Macaroni & Cheese

6602 Delmar Blvd (at Melville Ave.), St Louis, MO
Mac & Cheese Joint · 39 tips and reviews

Riverfront TimesRiverfront Times: RFT Best of St. Louis Winner - Best Restaurant Concept

Crêpes: etc. is one of Nikki's Saved Places.

26. Crêpes: etc.

52 Maryland Plz (btwn Kingshighway & York), St Louis, MO
Breakfast Spot · Central West End · 38 tips and reviews
miX on the beach is one of Nikki's Saved Places.

28. miX on the beach

Caribbean Restaurant · 9 tips and reviews

Sleepy B.Sleepy Browne: The three eggs omelette is so delicious.

Gumbo Shop is one of Nikki's Saved Places.

29. Gumbo Shop

9501 Manchester Rd (at S McKnight Rd), St Louis, MO
Cajun / Creole Restaurant · 8 tips and reviews

Riverfront TimesRiverfront Times: RFT Best of St. Louis Winner - Best Approximation of New Orleans

Muskie's is one of Nikki's Saved Places.

30. Muskie's

2878 N Lincoln Ave (at W George St), Chicago, IL
Hot Dog Joint · Lakeview · 16 tips and reviews

Explore ChicagoExplore Chicago: Order does matter when topping a Chicago-style dog: yellow mustard, green relish, onions, tomato wedges, pickles, sport peppers and celery salt. Only then do you taste each ingredient in every bite! Read more.