• We can still afford aerial shots. Just kidding, it’s Wikipedia.

For last week’s cover story, the Reader ventured out into the suburbs to give city folk a guide on where to eat outside of city limits. For this week’s “Variations on a Theme,” it was obvious to take another trip.

All week long on the Bleader, we’ll be exploring everything from Arlington Heights to Zion—and who knows, maybe we’ll hit up Indiana too—in the hopes of shedding some light on a huge chunk of the metropolitan area.

In case you missed it, you can be nostalgic for nostalgia week, last week’s “Variations on a Theme.”