The West Loop, just west of Chicago’s downtown, is one of the city’s fastest-growing neighborhoods. A goldmine for foodies, the area is famous for its incredible collections of delicious, stylish, trendsetting restaurants, particularly along Randolph Street (aptly nicknamed “Restaurant Row”). West Loop is where artistry meets industry; once a meat-packing district, the area is still home to warehouses and factories. While many industrial and shipping businesses remain, numerous spaces have been converted to luxurious lofts and comfortable condos. It’s the perfect neighborhood to find an old-school butcher shop, an art gallery, a culinary delight, or an internet start-up. Creativity is the name of the game in the West Loop.