People living in West Loop homes can shop local in the European-style Chicago French Market. It’s the ideal spot to find fresh produce, as well as antibiotic-free meats and wild-caught fish. City Market has you covered for all of your grocery needs. If you come to the market hungry, there are tons of options for delicious meals. If you come for breakfast, head to Flip Crepes. Choose from savory and sweet fillings, and enjoy the distinctive burrito-wrapped goodness. Try Firenze Italian Street Food to get the taste of Florence. The sandwiches are made with homemade bread and authentic Italian cured meat. If you have a craving for seafood, go to Da Lobsta. Here you’ll find lobster rolls and sandwiches. You can also find a wonderful meal at Polpette: the Original Meatball Place & More. Of course, there are meatballs, as well as sandwiches and pasta dishes. Or just go in for dessert to try the ricotta cookies, homemade Italian ice cream, or tiramisu.
LIVE in West Loop: Blues, Storytelling, and Classical Guitar
Chicago French Market is also a great place to find entertainment. The Rush Hour Concert Series is held on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. There are blues bands, storytellers, classical guitarists, and many more. Each month has a different set of Happy Hour specials, so foodies who live in West Loop can try out different delicious offerings. Vendors also offer their own specials and discounts that change from month to month.
Open year-round, Chicago French Market is indoors, so you can get the best food and produce no matter the weather. It’s located at 131 North Clinton, between Washington and Randolph. The market is open Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. It’s closed on Sundays.