Guidebook for Western Springs

Emily
Guidebook for Western Springs

Food Scene

restaurant within walking distance, nice ambiance, unfussy food
Mécénat Bistro & Wine Shop
821 Burlington Avenue
restaurant within walking distance, nice ambiance, unfussy food
michelin starred chef, within walking distance, excellent local foods and stellar drinks
Vie
4471 Lawn Avenue
michelin starred chef, within walking distance, excellent local foods and stellar drinks
good dinner and great brunch (make your own bloody mary, anyone?). tip: walk up to davanti on weekends early in the morning for glazed and confused donuts
Davanti Enoteca
800 Hillgrove Avenue
good dinner and great brunch (make your own bloody mary, anyone?). tip: walk up to davanti on weekends early in the morning for glazed and confused donuts
who doesn't need a shot of caffeine in the morning? :)
Starbucks
1013 Burlington Avenue
who doesn't need a shot of caffeine in the morning? :)

Everything Else

classic family-owned bakery. awesome coffee cakes and cookies (smiley face cookies and tea cookies are my favorite!)
Kirschbaum's Bakery
825 Burlington Avenue
classic family-owned bakery. awesome coffee cakes and cookies (smiley face cookies and tea cookies are my favorite!)

Essentials

closest grocery store to home
Mariano's
4700 Gilbert Avenue
closest grocery store to home
if you're into the organic thing, there's also a whole foods nearby
Whole Foods Market
500 E Ogden Ave
if you're into the organic thing, there's also a whole foods nearby

Entertainment & Activities

their chocolate ice cream is literally flawless. great treats all around. walkable.
Oberweis Ice Cream and Dairy Store
929 Burlington Avenue
their chocolate ice cream is literally flawless. great treats all around. walkable.
one of the best zoos in the entire country is less than 10 minutes away! the new wild encounters exhibit is awesome
18 preporuka/e lokalaca
Brookfield Zoo
8400 West 31st Street
18 preporuka/e lokalaca
one of the best zoos in the entire country is less than 10 minutes away! the new wild encounters exhibit is awesome

Sightseeing

there are great trails in the woods - you won't feel like you're within 20 miles of a huge city
Bemis Woods
1100 Ogden Avenue
there are great trails in the woods - you won't feel like you're within 20 miles of a huge city