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Senior Editor Sean Cooley has been with Thrillist since 2013. He's a big fan of churro ice cream sandwiches and has a Google alert for "Nic Cage to star in next Fast & Furious movie." His half-baked musings are tweeted @SeanCooley.
Hit Chicago's Free Museum Days This Fall or Remain an Uncultured Brute
Published: September 22, 2016 at 3:11pm EST
Plenty of free museum days will be offered this fall (and beyond). So why not exhibit some good citizenry and head out to one of…
The Best Things to Do in LA This Weekend
Published: September 8, 2016 at 12:01am EST
You're trying to figure out your plans this weekend, and you're in luck: here are a bunch of can't-miss things to do in LA to…
State Fair of Texas Food Winners: Judges Choose Fried Jell-O, Cookie Fries, Early Graves
Published: August 30, 2016 at 10:07am EST
In the lead up to the Lone Star State's annual pageant of food that could never be…
You Can Eat BBQ From Chicago's Top Grill Masters This Sunday
Published: August 17, 2016 at 12:05am EST
On August 21st, a BBQ battle of Chicago grill masters will decide Thrillist's Taste of Summer champ. Join us for flamed meats,…
Chicago Needs This Gigantic Slip 'N Slide Now More Than Ever
Published: July 26, 2016 at 10:32am EST
This Saturday, there are going to be three 300ft Slip 'N Slide water slides set up at Montrose Beach and we've got the details.
Everywhere to Get Free Donuts (& Other Deals) on National Donut Day in Chicago
Published: June 3, 2016 at 10:36am EST
National Donut Day (today, June 3rd) doesn't mean we get the day off of frickin'…
Everything You Need to Know About the 'Saved by the Bell' Diner in Chicago
Published: June 1, 2016 at 6:27pm EST
Time out! You haven't heard about the pop-up restaurant in Wicker Park that's an…
Everything You Should Be Doing Outdoors in Chicago This Summer
Published: May 30, 2016 at 12:05am EST
Here we have all the outdoor food/drink/events you need to experience in Chicago this summer.
Fat Tuesday Calls for This King Cake Donut Recipe
Published: February 9, 2016 at 12:05am EST
The cinnamon-sugary cake made portable for gluttony on the go.
The 12 Best Donut Shops in Chicago
Published: February 5, 2016 at 12:01am EST
Just when you think that Chicago’s donut roster couldn't grow any bigger, a new bakery or extension of an existing donut shop opens up. Serving as hives of activity for…
What Your Wrigleyville Bar Says About You
Published: October 20, 2015 at 12:05am EST
Welp. It happened. The Cubs are in the middle of the NLCS. Maybe you heard about it. And maybe you didn’t have time to sell a…
These Celebrities Hate Chicago. Screw Them.
Published: October 15, 2015 at 12:35pm EST
As warm-blooded Americans, it's our civil duty to obsess about celebrities -- where they go, who they wear, what products they're…
Everything You've Ever Wanted to Know About Wrigley Field Beer Vendors
Published: October 2, 2015 at 12:05am EST
We shadowed affable all-star beer vendor Rocco Caputo, a 32-year veteran of the job, to get the lowdown on how to hawk beer…
The Finest Junk Food in Evanston, as Picked by Anders From 'Workaholics'
Published: September 18, 2015 at 12:05am EST
When it comes to Evanston pride, native son Anders Holm of Workaholics fame reps…
America's First Boozy Taco Bell is now open
Published: September 15, 2015 at 7:00am EST
The first boozy Taco Bell restaurant in America has finally open its doors in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood.
How to Get Outdoors in Chicago While You Still Can
Published: September 4, 2015 at 12:05am EST
Only a sociopath would be counting down the days until summer weather flees the city, but it's a sad reality that pretty soon…
A Guide to Chicago's Best New Happy Hours
Published: July 20, 2015 at 12:05am EST
Ever since last year’s glorious emancipation of the Illinois happy hour, Chicago has been flooded with cheap drink specials for…
The 17 Most Egregious Food-Writing Cliches
Published: July 6, 2015 at 1:39pm EST
These are the 17 food-writing cliches currently circulating that hurt our eyes -- and souls -- to have to read.