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Meet others in San Diego County who used to live in the Chicago metropolitan area. Renew acquaintances from your old neighborhood, discuss which restaurant makes the best pizza, and defend your support of the Sox or Cubs.

AS OUR GROUP GROWS, WE WILL ORGANIZE MORE EVENTS -- SO PLEASE BE PATIENT AND DON'T LEAVE BECAUSE WE'RE NOT DOING ENOUGH. Please tell all your ex-Chicago friends about us and send them our link:

If you want your old neighborhood(s) or town(s) listed under your name, please send an e-mail message to

Here's a map of Chicago neighborhoods:

Also, if you're a fan of Chicago sports teams, you might be interested in this group:

Here are some local restaurants with Chicago-style food or owners who are ex-Chicagoans

BJ's Restaurant:

Butcher Shop:

Chicago Barbque: Chicago on a Bun:

Davanti Enoteca:


Milton's: Miramar Pizza:


Pizzeria Uno:

Players Sports Bar:

Rosie O'Grady's Pub:

Sweet Home Chicago Pizza: The Spot:

If you know of others, please let us know.

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Chicagoans now living in San Diego!

  • Nov 27, 2015 · 2:00 PM

    Blackhawks v. Anaheim

    1 Member

    There are still tickets available for the Blackhawks/Anaheim game Friday, November 27. My husband and I are going up for the game. We are going to hit Portillo's for... Learn more
  • Nov 9, 2015 · 5:15 PM

    Bears VS Chargers Viewing Potluck Party

    6 Ex-Chicagoans

    Hey Bears fans! For those who are unable to make it out to Qualcomm to attend the game with the other group of ex-Chicago members, but would still like to party it up... Learn more
  • Nov 9, 2015 · 4:00 PM

    Bears at Chargers Monday Night!!

    14 Ex-Chicagoans | 5.00

    We are tailgating and going with a group of Bears Fans to this game. We have 2 extra tickets $100 each. If you're interested email me through meetup:-) Go Bears!!
  • Oct 20, 2015 · 5:00 PM

    Cheer on the Cubs in Game 3 of the NLCS

    3 Ex-Chicagoans

    I am the owner of Players Sports Bar and a native of Chicago (Kedzie and Armitage.) We have had a few "full house" viewing parties and hope to do the same this Tuesday.... Learn more
  • Oct 13, 2015 · 1:30 PM

    Cheer the Cubbies! NLDS Game 4

    4 Ex-Chicagoans

    This will be an important game for us! Another weekday game during work hours but hopefully we can get Cubbies fans together to cheer on our team.
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    Steve N.
    "I grew up in Beverly Hills, on the far southwest side of the city, but I've been a Cubs fan for over 50 years. I moved to SD County 36 years ago, but am still an avid Cubs and Bears fan. Want to meet fellow former Chicagoans, especially Cub fans."
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    "I'm 27 and a speech pathologist living in San Diego. Originally from the Midwest"
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