Must-See Attractions in Plainfield, IL

Whether you’re a parent, an active single, a member of the workforce or a retiree, you’ll never be bored if you live in or visit Plainfield, IL. Located less than 10 miles from Joliet, IL, Plainfield and its nearby communities have plenty of attractions and activities to keep kids of any age entertained, well fed… Read more »

The 7: Chicago Cubs Retired Number Legends

The Chicago Cubs have a long and storied history that dates all the way back to 1876. In fact, with more than 21,100 games played, it the Cubs have played more contests than any other pro team in the history of baseball. Nearly 2,000 players have donned the Cubs uniform throughout their history, but the… Read more »

Delicious Dessert Pizza

Here at Giordano’s, we love pizza – clearly! But, we also love dessert too. This love might seem conflicting, (who wants to mix mozzarella and chocolate?) but the marriage of these two can be quite the tasty treat. That’s right, we’re talking about dessert pizza! We’re here to cover the basics of this sweet treat… Read more »

Wrigley Field’s Must Eat Foods

Nothing beats a day at Wrigley Field. The crack of the bat, the ivy, the knowledge that the Cubs are once again World Series champions — a lot goes into the experience. The stellar food is a big part of that Wrigley Field experience. Dining at the Friendly Confines is anything but boring. With so… Read more »

How to Make the Perfect Chicago Style Pizza

Pizzas might be the greatest layer in the foundation of the American diet. We celebrate birthdays, plow through late-night meetings and give ourselves a break from cooking by ordering a few pies. People from New York fold greasy slices in half before taking a bite. Ohians sprinkle the cheese on after the pizza has already… Read more »

Best Sides for Pizza

When pizza night rolls around, it’s sure to be a night of indulging on delicious pie piled high with zesty tomato sauce, stringy cheese and just the right amount of toppings. But what can you serve alongside that delicious pizza that plays the perfect supporting role? The trick to finding the perfect pizza side dish… Read more »

Planning Your Family Vacation To Chicago

Family-Friendly Trips to Chicago Chicago may be a big city, but it’s as kid-friendly as they come. World-class museums, fun neighborhood parks, Navy Pier, the Bean: the list goes on and on when it comes to family-friendly activities in Chicago. And while the city is great for all ages, you’ll want to spend some time… Read more »

The History of the Chicago Cubs

It is no wonder fans of the Chicago Cubs bleed Cubbie blue. The baseball team has given its followers more than a hundred years of riveting entertainment and sports history. In honor of this year’s season, following the Cub’s World Series win in 2016, we are looking back on the history of Chicago’s beloved North… Read more »

Everything You Need To Know About Wrigley Field

The Ultimate Guide to Wrigley Field We’ve waited 108 years, but we’re finally hanging a brand-new World Champions banner in Wrigley Field. Now that we have the curse off of our backs, the long history of the “Friendly Confines” isn’t quite so bittersweet. What better time for us to sit down and really explore the… Read more »

How to Plan a Weekend Getaway to Chicago

You’ve got a weekend free and decided to take a trip to Chicago. The bustling and beautiful city offers plenty to do, so you want to make the most of it. The largest city in Illinois, Chicago has over 77 unique community areas, each with its own distinctive neighborhoods and personalities that offer opportunities for… Read more »