University of Chicago
Emily is a first year graduate student from New Jersey. One quirky fact about Emily...."I have been to all 7 continents."
Fun fact about University of Chicago: The 1893 World's Fair took place partially on campus.
Where to Grab a Coffee or Tea: Grounds of Being.
Burger Joint and Fries: Does 5 Guys count?
Vegetarian Hot Spot: All the campus cafes stock up on vegetarian takeout from local restaurants.
Pizzeria and go-to pie: Giordano's for a local deep dish.
Diner and Favorite Dish: Valois. Go for breakfast and get something off of the 'Obama's Favorites' menu.
Sushi and your go to roll: Shinju Sushi offers an all you can eat buffet.
Breakfast Spot with a friend or date: Valois.
Things to do:
Night Spot for Music: There are tons of music venues downtown!
Neighborhood bookstore: 57th Street Books, another Obama favorite.
Where is your favorite spot on campus to hang: Saieh Hall for Economics, enjoy the beautiful architecture and see a Nobel Prize up close.
Where do you want to go on spring break: Somewhere warm. anywhere warm.
Where to Stay: The Hyatt is pretty much your only option in Hyde Park.
Anything we missed? Tell us more!
The Museum of Science and Industry is walking distance from campus and an excellent museum.