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Best Of 2013

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  • 23 December 2013

West Loop Salumi
Grown-up bacon. Charcuterie. Salumi. The Funk. Whatever you call it, the finest dried meats in the city are aged to perfection at West Loop Salumi. Get some.
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This smartphone-ready cleaning service sends out a maid to clean your den so you don't have to. Because heaven knows a man needs help in that department. Also: actual handymen. With tools. Check it out.

Red Meat Market
Because you can never have too much steak, there's Red Meat Market, the online marketplace that delivers the Midwest's best cuts straight to your door. Plus: brats. Check it out.

Waveland & Clark
Here to make sure you relax in style: Waveland & Clark. They peddle furniture made factory-direct and inspired by Chicago neighborhoods. Dignified aesthetic, dignified prices. Check it out.

Rent from Frank Lloyd Wright
What's more romantic than a cabin in the woods? A cabin in the woods designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. That's why we rounded up four of them within a five-hour drive of city limits. Check it out.

The Reavy Method
This ain't your run-of-the-mill group fitness class. David Reavy's clients: Joakim Noah. Corey Wooten. Matt Forte. And now you, because he's accepting clients for group and one-on-one sessions now.
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Look outside. It's a perfect day for golf. Because now there's Fairways: Chicago's first bar and restaurant with four indoor golf simulators. Have a cold one and play a round of nine. Check it out.

Makers & Riders
Your garb just got tougher, thanks to Makers & Riders, the Chicago-based clothier that makes garments breathable, waterproof and Chicago-winter-proof. Office-friendly, too. Check it out.

Put the detergent down and get with Pressbox, the hi-tech, always-open laundry service with locations near you. They wash, fold and return within 48 hours. Check it out.

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