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Chicago Blogs, Underground and Underrated

By Ali Trachta in Miscellaneous on Aug 22, 2008 7:30PM


Clearly, dear readers, you have impeccable taste in online media, but nonetheless every now and again you need a new distraction. To that end, we’ve rounded up a short stack of under-the-radar blogs to check out that are — in one way or another — about, for, or by Chicago and we think are worth your time. Isn't it fun to uncover hidden gems? Yeah, we don’t feel like working either.

Big Happy Fun House
Old photos made new again with just one word.

The Chicago Justice Project
Laying down the law on those who protect and serve.

My Vegetable Blog
A running list of vegetarian recipes and entertainment ideas by former Chicagoista Joanna Miller.

The Chicago Burger Project
One blogger’s mission to eat and evaluate the city’s 55 best burgers as named by Time Out Chicago.

Gastronomic Bypass
A Chicago dining guide for the poor and hungry.

Lynfred Winery Blog
Winos can get the scoop on local vino flavor courtesy of our state's largest winery.

Random Esq. (Disclaimer: this writer knows that writer.)
The life and times (and sometimes escapades) of a random Chicago attorney and a pug, Little Filthy.

Photo by ercwttmn.