Alan Solomon's e-book "Eat, Play, Love Our Neighborhoods" is for those of you who love
. You can download it for free at the city of Chicago's official tourism site, Explore Chicago. Chicago
"Chicago is often called 'The City of Neighborhoods'. From Portage Park to Hegewisch, Austin to the Loop, and everywhere in between, treasures await discovery throughout the city. Last year, research teams scoured every neighborhood in search of restaurants, shops, landmarks and other tourism sites. These 2000-plus attractions figure prominently in engaging essays by award-winning journalist Alan Solomon. Collected here for the first time, Solomon's narratives capture the essence and flavor of each one of Chicago’s unique communities."