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When you're hungry
Take a break from bargain hunting at nearby restaurants.
Blind Faith Cafe (Left) This inventive vegetarian restaurant near The Crowded Closet makes tasty baked goods and great green cuisine.
Filippo's Ristorante This comfy Mediterranean bistro near Selections serves tasty salads, pastas and sandwiches.
Bongo Room Funky Wicker Park cafe near Store B dishes fist-thick breakfast burritos and pumpkin-carrot flapjacks. For lunch, try the beef-tenderloin portobello sandwich.
Argo Tea Cafe Light lunches and savory snacks in Lincoln Park include 30 teas, fruit parfaits and soups -- plus fresh croissants, scones, brownies and tarts.
Bongo Room, 1470 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago (773/489-0690)
A version of this story appeared in Midwest Living's Out & About Chicago section in January/February 2009.