My Trip to Chicago by Consigliari

Champion(s):

UllspergerA


Runner(s)-Up:

MartaMJackson


Quiz Description

Once a year I travel from the Bay Area to Chicago to attend a Bears game and numerous watering holes. This quiz is based on that journey and covers the many parts of the vacation.

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Questions:

Friday morning I will be up early to catch my flight from San Jose to Chicago. While O'Hare is the preferred airport, Southwest Airlines will only take me to THIS ALTERNATE AIRPORT located SW of downtown. (edited at 2:24 pm, December 8, 2015 (PST))

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Chicago Midway International Airport

Once I land, I can either get a cab into the city, or I can jump on the Orange Line of THIS FAMOUS CHICAGO TRAIN SYSTEM.

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The EL

Regardless of my mode of transportation, I will eventually arrive at my destination on Wacker Drive, located downtown. Beneath me is Lower Wacker drive, a very recognizable location that has been the site of epic car chase scenes in 4 films. NAME ANY ONE OF THOSE FILMS.

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The Blues Brothers, Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, Wanted

From my condo, I will be able to see the famous Sears Tower to the south. Except, it's not named that anymore! Famous for it's all glass observation deck, WHAT IS THE NEW NAME OF THIS SKY SCRAPING BUILDING?

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The Willis Tower

Time to head out. For some sightseeing, I can head to Grant Park to see Buckingham Fountain, or maybe Millenium Park to see the famous "Bean." WHAT IS THE ACTUAL NAME OF THIS TOURIST ATTRACTION?

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The Cloud Gate

Time for a drink. I think I'll pop over to Public House on State and Kinzie and get an IPA from THIS POPULAR LOCAL BREWERY, locatedin the city at a unique part of the Chicago River.

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Goose Island

Time to dine! Chicago has become one of the best food cities in the country, boasting 22 Michelin Star-rated restaurants. Among them is EL Ideas, where I will partake in a dish featuring THIS TYPE OF BEEF, known for it's intense marbling and rich tender flavor. [either name will be accepted]

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Kobe or Wagyu Beef

Dinner is over and it's time to partake in an after-meal drink. Often a brandy or liqueur, WHAT IS THE COMMON NAME given to this type of cocktail?

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digestif

Saturday is for college football over a few cocktails. Among the games will be several conference championship games that will help decide the College Football Playoff seeds. This will be the second year of the playoff, but WHO WERE THE PARTICIPANTS IN THE VERY FIRST CFP?

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Alabama, Oregon, Ohio State, Florida State

Saturday night is party time, so let's head out to this famous part of town that is home to Gibson's Steak House and a bustling bar scene. Known by it's two major cross-streets, WHAT IS THIS POPULAR PARTY DISTRICT?

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Rush and Division

Sunday...GAME DAY. In Super Bowl XX, Chicago beat New England 46-10 without scoring on a single passing touchdown. Instead, they scored on 1 defensive touchdown and 4 rushing touchdowns. NAME ANY PLAYER TO SCORE A TD FOR THE BEARS THAT DAY.

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Jim McMahon, Matt Suhey, William "The Refrigerator" Perry, Reggie Phillips

Time to go home, and I'm desperately seeking a hangover cure. After all else fails, Ill consume a Bloody Mary at the airport bar, A METHOD COMMONLY KNOWN AS WHAT?

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Hair of the Dog