AChicago: Trendy new restaurants for girls dinner?
Try Green Street Smoked Meats, Maude's Liquor Bar or Grange Hall Burger Bar. Those are all in the West Loop. You can also grab a drink at Soho House Chicago in the neighborhood.
ASpain: Spain in Mid-May - Recommendations?
I recommend taking a paella making class. I took it with a bunch of girlfriends but the class consisted of a couple from Denmark, another group from Hong Kong and a couple from London. The teacher was from Spain and it was held in a back bar kitchen. He took us to the local...