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Welcome to the North Shore's newest restaurant, bakery and specialty food store. The retail section proffers gourmet salads, bakery goods and European imports. In the separate dining room, you'll find fresh seafood, pastas, steaks, salads and more.
One of Chicagoland's best Mexican restaurants. Favorite dishes include made-to-order guacamole and unique fajitas which are served sizzling hot in lava stone molcajetes. Featuring a wide variety of meat and seafood dishes in both traditional and modern Mexican preparations, alongside a seemingly endless list of tequilas to be enjoyed by themselves or in a fresh squeezed margarita.
Wyndham Glenview Suites
The seven-story, 253-room, all-suites Wyndham Glenview Suites features separate bedroom and living rooms. The suites are complete with flat-screen TV’s, complementary wireless Internet, mini bar, microwave and refrigerator. Guests can enjoy two restaurants or the workout room with an indoor pool and whirlpool. Ten pet-friendly guest rooms are available.
Over the past twenty seasons, Writers' Theatre has become a major Chicagoland cultural destination with a national reputation for excellence. The company – known for the finest interpretations of classic and contemporary theatre – has garnered critical praise for the consistent high quality and intimacy of its artistry. Throughout the season Writers’ will be offering post-show discussions on select Wednesday evenings following the performance in our Tudor Court space. In the Books on Vernon space they will be offering post-show discussions every other Wednesday evening.
Wonderland Express at Chicago Botanic Garden
Take a magical trip to a winter wonderland of twinkling lights and holiday beauty at the Chicago Botanic Garden when we kick off the holiday season! Outside, 750,000 lights sparkle and welcome you and your family to the Garden's wonderland. Inside the Regenstein Center, a 10,000-square-foot exhibition of miniature trains winds over bridges, under trestles, past waterfalls, and through more than 80 mini-replicas of Chicago's favorite landmarks. Paul Busse, designer of the Model Railroad Garden, created this amazing exhibition exclusively for the Garden's holiday celebration.
Winnetka Wine Shop
Providing fine wines and craft beers for the North Shore. Every wine and beer is hand selected and taste tested before they are placed on our shelf. Stop in to select a bottle to take home or enjoy a glass in the café.
Winnetka Historical Museum
The growth and history of Winnetka since 1830 is chronicled in this museum, which includes the Carlton Washburne Library.
Winnetka Community House
The Winnetka Community House enriches the lives of the North Shore residents, their families, visitors and friends by providing diverse educational, cultural, social and recreational opportunities for people of all ages.
Wilmette Historical Museum
Learn about the history of Wilmette, the North Shore area and Gross Point. Housed in the former Gross Point Village Hall, the museum also offers a research library.
Most dishes are prepared over a wood fire, specializing in steak, chops and seafood. The open kitchen provides a front-row view of the chefs as they work the wood-burning oven and rotisserie and flip steaks on a blazing grill. Customer favorites include baby-back ribs, horseradish-crusted filet, spit-roasted herb chicken and roasted prime rib.
The world’s leading natural and organic food supermarket and Americas first national certified organic grocer. The Whole Foods Market motto, “Whole Foods, Whole People, Whole Planet” captures the company’s mission to find success in customer satisfaction and wellness. Each store features a bakery, prepared foods section, specialty section that includes beer, wine, cheese and candy, butcher and more.
Weird Science - Northbrook Court, 2290 Northbrook Court, Northbrook
Weird Science - Central St., Highland Park
CITY: Highland Park
Walker Brothers Original Pancake House
Dig into an oven-baked apple pancake at this popular breakfast spot in north suburban Wilmette, where scenes from Ordinary People were shot.
A visit to Wagner Farm affords you the opportunity to take part in and experience first-hand the workings of a genuine American farm. Wagner Farm is an 18.6 acre farm preserved for the educational and recreational enjoyment for all. See how bread was made in a wood cook stove, hear the rooster making time with his crow or milk one of the farm’s many cows. Explore the world of agriculture and rural life as it existed in 1920-1950’s.
Village Inn Pizzeria Glenview
The best pizza on the North Shore is now available in Glenview. Carry-out, delivery and dine-in available. B.Y.O.B
Uncle Buck - New Trier High School, 7 Happ Rd., Northfield
n this sweet comedy, irresponsible Uncle Buck is left to baby-sit his rebellious niece and her two siblings when their parents leave to visit a sick relative. The movie was filmed in several towns along the North Shore. Sites include New Trier High School in Winnetka, one of the most prestigious high schools in the Chicago area.
Explore your creative side at this unique painting studio. A team of talented artists will guide your painting stroke-by-stroke or, for the more advanced, unleash your creativity on your own canvas. Be amazed at the masterpiece that can be created with a little professional guidance. The studio’s carefully designed featured paintings are user-friendly and address all skill levels. Day and evening times are available with or without supervision. Wonderful entertainment option for individuals of all ages including children.
The Noodle Cafe of Wilmette
Restaurant specializes in fresh pasta and seafood.
The Grove National Historic Landmark
The prairie grove, covering 123 acres of ecologically diverse prairie land, is preserved and maintained as former home of the visionary horticulturist and educator Dr. John Kennicott, who brought his family from New Orleans to settle on his land in 1836. The Grove, located in Glenview, is a National Historic Landmark and is on the National Registry of Historic Places. It offers many opportunities for educational, environmental and historical enjoyment including two historic homes, the Kennicott House and the Redfield Estate; the Grove Interpretive Center, a Native American Village, a Log Cabin, a Schoolhouse, a Wetlands Greenhouse and numerous interpretive trails.
The Glen Town Center
This perfectly-planned town offers beautiful shop and restaurant-lined streets—just like a European town. A 10-screen movie theater, shops including Von Maur, Hot Mama and Dick’s Sporting Goods as well as restaurants unique to the North Shore including RA Sushi, Jameson’s Charhouse and Ted’s Montana Grill. The Glen Town Center is also home to the Kohl Children’s Museum, a leading institution for hands-on, interactive learning.
The Glen Club
Come for business, stay for golf. The Glen Club has 21 overnight rooms featuring unique layouts and elegant fixtures including historic photographs from Chicago's famous Golf Clubs. Dine on delicious American fare at "The Grill" or host your corporate events in our elegant ballroom seating up to 230, or our stately meeting rooms. Visit the Illinois Golf Hall of Fame. Designed by renowned golf course architect Tom Fazio, the Glen Club's golf course features rolling terrain with dramatic elevation changes, meandering lakes and streams and stunning vistas.
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court
A North Shore institution, The Book Stall is one of the leading independent bookstores in the Chicagoland area. This general trade book store has a reputation for trustworthy customer service, numerous author appearances throughout the year, and a highly popular monthly newsletter with a distribution of 8,500.
Full service restaurant located on Wilmette Golf Course.