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Six things to do while you're in Chicago for ASPR18

The countdown has officially begun! By the end of this week many of you will be on your way to the most anticipated event of the year – at least for us it is. The Association of Staff Physician Recruiters annual conference in Chicago kicks off this weekend. We can’t wait!

There will be plenty to keep your attention even if you never wander beyond the conference hotel, but we hope you’ll try to experience a little of what the windy city has to offer. Last week we updated you on the special events and giveaways PracticeLink has planned for you at the conference. This week we offer some tips on how to make the most of your time in the city. Here are our recommendations:

Eat Deep Dish Pizza

The trademark cuisine of Chicago is undoubtedly pizza, but not just any pizza, deep dish pizza. In the late 1800s and early 1900s Chicago became home to a wave of Neapolitan immigrants seeking work, and they brought with them their beloved pizza. The American play on the traditional flat bread pie traces its roots specifically to 1943 when it was developed by the owners of Pizzeria Uno. Yep, that’s the same restaurant that now boasts a franchise of 200.