Foodies can walk hand-in-hand through Grant Park’s Taste of Chicago each July.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.Chicago’s blues, soul and jazz are legendary, but it’s also the birthplace of house music and has a booming indie scene.The Green Mill Cocktail Lounge is a favorite of trendsetters and old-school jazz aficionados.Bring your date and an instrument (or dancing shoes) or just sip drinks while taking in the sounds of the community.
The Museum of Contemporary Art, located downtown, boasts one of the world’s largest collections of contemporary art with almost 3,000 objects to chat about. On the second Friday of every month, more than 30 art spaces in the Chicago Arts District are open to the public. Unleash your inner Picasso and sip wine — yes, at the same time — at Bottle & Bottega.Here are a few date ideas as you navigate the Chicago dating scene.Guide to Dating in Chicago: Laugh It Up Chicago is the home of improvisational theater.(Tip: The Playground, Chicago’s only co-op non-profit improv group, is by-donation-only on Sundays.And it’s always BYOB.) If Chicago’s improv scene is good enough for Tina Fey, it’s good enough for date night.