05/12/2011 12:50 pm ET | Updated Jul 12, 2011

Gwyneth Paltrow's Favorite Chicago Spots (PHOTOS)

Gwyneth Paltrow decided to share her favorite Chicago places with readers of her lifestyle newsletter, GOOP, this week.

The actress wrote that she took a quick trip to the Windy City to visit a friend from high school. Though her trip was brief, Paltrow hit some of the city's most adored food spots, and stayed at a hot new hotel.

We rounded up some of her favorite places here, but go to to read the whole thing.

GOOP's Chicago Favorites