Danielle Braff

Danielle Braff lives in Chicago with her husband, two daughters, two cats and a dog. Her stories have appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune and more. When she's not writing, you'll find her hiding under the covers, reading a book.

All Articles From Danielle Braff

7 Must-See Museum Exhibits in Chicago Right Now

Murals from the ‘90s NYC art scene, 007 gadgets and Jewish delis await

The 8 Best Sushi Spots in Chicago

Whether you splurge on the omakase or get your rolls to go in a pizza box, these restaurants won't disappoint

8 Black-Owned Restaurants in Chicago to Try, Stat

From a spot serving up four-course alligator dinners to quite possibly the best taco stand in the city

The Most Romantic Restaurants in Chicago

First date, anniversary or no reason at all? Here's where to book a table.

The 8 Best Hotels in Downtown Chicago

The comfortable rooms are a given. The 3D dining experiences and Martini carts are what separate them from the rest.

Where to Eat in Downtown Chicago Right Now

If you’re not hungry yet, you will be soon

A Beginner’s Guide to Chicago’s Underrated Beaches

Kiteboarding and frozen margaritas…on Lake Michigan?

The 5 Best Restaurants Near Wrigley Field

You’re not legally obligated to eat wings or drink beer before the game

The 7 Most Exclusive Members-Only Clubs in Chicago — And How to Join

Have your initiation fee, college diploma and/or high-engagement Instagram account at the ready

A “Nutcracker” Dancer’s Guide to the Best of Holiday Chicago

The best (and dancer-approved!) spa services and cheat meals in the Windy City

How to Take Advantage of the Dollar When Shopping Overseas 

Headed to Europe in the next few months? Read this first.

A Local’s Guide to the Best Cheap Eats in Chicago

From a hot dog stand (founded in 1946) to the unicorn of sushi spots

The Sexiest Restaurants in the Windy City, As Picked by Chicago’s Top Relationship Expert

Where to head, whether it’s your first date or something slightly more serious

El Che’s Cocktail Experts Have Some Tips for Your Holiday Drinks

Their beverage team offers advice for mixing up something new this season