Budgetel Hotel Glen Ellyn
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Microwave in room
- Refrigerator in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
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... view and downing a round of cocktails, we were again rugging up for the walk to a very popular restaurant, Girl and the Goat, which Sarah had booked back in September to ensure table availability. Apparently the owner/head chef had won TV's "Top Chef" program (Masterchef for professionals) a few years ago and her reputation has placed her restaurant in high demand ever since. It was a sharing menu with interesting combinations of ingredients ...
... Like everywhere else in Chicago, it is beautiful in construction and meticulously maintained with flowers and landscaping everywhere.
Part of the attraction is the Midway, complete with Ferris wheel, which we felt only fitting to ride, since the Ferris wheel was first invented by George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr. for the 1893 World's Columbian Exhibition in Chicago, which is still widely considered the ...
... second floor, but they're wrong) dining room and watch L trains going right past the windows. Although this probably isn't the sort of thing that would appeal to, say, my mother, I really liked it, and I enjoyed the noise. Because of the convenient location of the hostel in downtown Chicago I only actually used the L once, but I'll live. Finally, remember the Two Lovely Ladies from New Jersey (see "Showing restraint in Portland" if not)? Well I met them ...
... wtf?) and an idiot abroad (obviously we needed something lighthearted after the intense documentaries we were watching!). The first weekend of my stay, we had planned to stay in their permanent trailers at a campsite by Lake Michigan but due to the terrible weather, Toni arranged some drunken gatherings with her local fiends. Numerous games of beer pong, flip cup and this exciting dice game they taught me; we all got pretty smashed on beer and shots which I obviously got ...
Well...Where do I begin?? I'm NOT going to deny that I was peeved knowing that I was going to have to remain in Chicago longer than expected. Then I changed my perspective and realize God is a lot smarter than I will ever be, lol! He knew that I desperately needed my love battery recharged and let me spend an amazing month with the family that I simply adore. I spent the first Christmas and New Years back home in 17 years! I had all my favorite food items...Chicago has the best italian ...