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City Face-Off: Results

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WINNER
Chicago
201011-a-afc-las-angeles
LOSER
Los Angeles
Best Times to Visit


Sub Category Chicago Los Angeles
Fall 21 30
New Year's Eve 27 19
Spring Break 25 14
Summer 9 15
Winter 28 22
Culture


Sub Category Chicago Los Angeles
Classical music 3 20
Historical sites/monuments 16 32
Museums/galleries 3 23
Theater/performance art 3 21
Food/Drink/Restaurants


Sub Category Chicago Los Angeles
Big-name restaurants 3 6
Ethnic food 6 12
Farmers' markets 21 17
Neighborhood joints and cafes 8 28
Hotels


Sub Category Chicago Los Angeles
Affordable hotels 23 32
All-in-one resorts 27 16
B&Bs/Inns 27 33
Big-name luxury hotels 4 8
Business hotels 1 24
Stylish boutique hotels 8 13
Local Specialties


Sub Category Chicago Los Angeles
Barbecue 16 29
Coffee 15 20
Hamburgers 6 12
Microbrew beer 14 33
Pizza 1 26
Nightlife


Sub Category Chicago Los Angeles
Cocktail hour 5 18
Live music/concerts and bands 6 15
Singles/bar scene 5 15
People


Sub Category Chicago Los Angeles
Athletic/active 21 16
Attractive 18 14
Diverse 5 14
Friendly 21 35
Intelligent 15 34
Stylish 8 9
Quality of Life and Visitor Experience


Sub Category Chicago Los Angeles
Cleanliness 18 33
Environmental friendliness 19 32
Noteworthy neighborhoods 7 27
Peace and quiet 26 33
People-watching 12 14
Public parks and outdoor access 13 31
Public transportation and pedestrian-friendliness 5 35
Safety 22 33
Skyline/views 1 31
Weather 34 8
Shopping


Sub Category Chicago Los Angeles
Antique stores 16 26
Home decor and design stores 3 7
Independent boutiques 10 9
Luxury stores 3 4
Vintage shops and flea markets 19 16
Type of Trip


Sub Category Chicago Los Angeles
Affordable getaway 23 34
Cultural getaway 11 31
Family vacation 18 26
Relaxing retreat 23 31
Romantic escape 13 30
Wild weekend 8 9

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