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Our Guide To Chicago's Chinatown: Get Ready To Ooh & Aww

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    Work, gym, eat, sleep, repeat…sound familiar? It's easy to fall into a rut this time of the year. But, even if a vacation isn't an option (at least for now), you can still visit an exotic destination — with little more than an El ticket. We're talking about Chinatown, the bustling neighborhood off the Red Line that only feels worlds away.

    With the Chinese New Year festivities taking place on Sunday, February 17, we're definitely giving you a nudge to visit, stat. Because, why would you put off authentic dim sum, the most legit tea you've ever sipped, a mall that doesn't include a Gap, and, yes, karaoke? So, go ahead, take our tour — we see nothing but good fortune ahead.

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