David McMillin

About David

David McMillin

David grew up in the Midwest, moved to New York and quickly realized that he needed to call Chicago home. After five years of exploring the Windy City's neighborhoods, he now lives in Roscoe Village.

Whether he's on a sailboat in the summer or tucked away in one of the city's quiet watering holes in the winter, David is always on the lookout for ways to make the most of the Second City.

Count on David for advice on how to enjoy the lesser-known local bars and restaurants on your visit to Sweet Home Chicago.

Special Interests

David knows a lot about:

  • Music
  • Craft Beer
  • Personal Finance

David's Special Recommendations

David says "Don't leave Chicago without staying up for a sunrise on Lake Michigan."

10Best Lists by David McMillin

Discover Old Chicago Luxury at The Drake

The Drake is a classic Chicago hotel. Nestled between Michigan Avenue and Lake Shore Drive, guests at The Drake enjoy a prime location within walking distance of some of the best shopping and dining the Windy City...


10Best Day Trip: Explore Milwaukee

With so much to do, see and experience during a Chicago vacation, it's easy to forget that there are actually many other Midwestern destinations within a short distance that also offer plenty of sightseeing...


Second City Comes in First in Chicago Comedy

Chicago's landmark laughter destination is Second City. If you're looking to see the stage where some of the funniest stars on big and small screens got their starts, pick up tickets for one of this club's shows.


Hopleaf Keeps Chicago Beer Lovers Happy

If you love beer and you're visiting Chicago, Hopleaf is an essential on your to-do and to-drink list. The North Side watering hole offers one of the most extensive draft and bottle selections in the entire city....