Alligator Ferns

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My friend from growing up in Connecticut visited Chicago with his girlfriend. I picked them up from her uncle’s place on Lake Shore Drive and took them on a hot dog tour. I fantasize about taking visitors to about seven different hot dog joints, but today we only made it to Phil’s where we split a char dog and a double fatso as midday snack. In the early afternoon we had quesadillas, huaraches, elote, churros, champurrado and Mexican coke. In the evening we went to Trencherman for dinner.

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For sites we did the Garfield Park Conservatory, National Museum of Mexican Art, Millenium Park for ice skater watching, and Timber Lanes for Midwestern bowling. I had a subpar outing on the lanes but still consider myself to be about a 180 bowler.

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