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7 Spots to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo Around the World

7 Spots to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo Around the World May 4, 2011 | Asia, Bangkok, Chicago, Colorado, Food Lovers, Las Vegas, Mexico, San Francisco, Thailand, USA | Read More
You might know it as the Mexican holiday that involves tequila, Coronas, and maybe a sombrero or two, but the special day actually commemorates a battle won by Mexican forces on May 5th (shocker, I know) 1862. Called the Battle of Puebla, the win against French forces was an unlikely one. With 8,000...

Photo Friday: Dark and Stormy

Photo Friday: Dark and Stormy October 30, 2009 | Chicago, Photo Friday | Read More
In honor of Halloween, a dark and stormy pic! In which NileGuide destination was this photo taken? UPDATE 11/4: The photo was taken in Chicago at the Calvary Cemetery. The oldest existing cemetery established by the Archdiocese of Chicago, the first burials took place in 1859. “Residents”...

Six Chicago Restaurants Anthony Bourdain Missed

Six Chicago Restaurants Anthony Bourdain Missed February 9, 2009 | Chicago, Food Lovers | Read More
Hot Doug's It’s a fairly well known fact that Anthony Bourdain is the love of my life, right after the city of Chicago and my Chihuahua, Elvis. So I was totally stoked when I saw that this week’s new episode of ‘No Reservations’ was in Chicago. The tour of Chi-town nosh joints...