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7 Chicago Restaurants For An Urban Picnic To-Go

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    August is upon us, and that means our sunny afternoons and balmy nights are numbered. One of the easiest ways to savor the summer is to plant your derriere in the grass (or sand) and enjoy a good old-fashioned picnic. The best part? You don’t even have to cook. We’ve scoped out some fab Chicago restaurants willing to do all of the legwork for you.

    If you have plans this month to hit Ravinia, catch a movie in the park, chill at a free outdoor concert, or just while away the dog days at the beach, don’t waste precious time shopping, cooking, and packing an alfresco feast. Just swing by these Chicago restaurants and pick up one of the best picnics in town.

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