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à la card Chicago: A Last-Minute Gift Item For the Serial Diner

By Chuck Sudo in Food on Dec 23, 2008 5:47PM


Here's something to consider for that person in your life who lives to dine out but is a pain in the ass to shop for. à la card Chicago is an update on the clichéd and tacky coupon book. It's a deck of cards offering $10 off the tab at 52 of the area's best restaurants. Looking through the deck we saw a slew of restaurants we love, such as Mundial Cocina Mestiza, Hot Doug's, Mana Food Bar, Le Lan, Naha, Lula Café, MK, Manny's, Mado, Kitsch'n.

The deck itself costs $30, but if you use it three times, it already pays for itself. And most of us are gonna dine out three times in a year. Additionally, à la card Chicago has pledged $1 from each deck sold to Common Threads, so you're also giving back by dining out.