Credit: Baldur Helgason

As revealed in 18 hours of his Chicago Stories podcast:

RAHM’S FAVORITE PLACES
Four Moon Tavern
The Gift Theatre
Parachute
Robinson’s No. 1 Ribs
Manny’s Deli
Tiny Lounge
Theater on the Lake
Avec
S.K.Y.
Billy Sunday
Scofflaw
The Up Room
Riverwalk

RAHM’S ACTIVITIES
Fly fishing in Montana
Scuba diving
Having a drink after a movie
Swimming
Yoga
Ballet dancing
Going to the Final Four

THINGS RAHM LIKES
Dark and Stormies
Battleship
Checkers
Red wine

RAHM’S READS
Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J. D. Vance
Goethe: Life as a Work of Art by Rüdiger Safranski
Faust by Goethe
The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League by Jeff Hobbs
The Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million by Daniel Mendelsohn
The Populist Moment: A Short History of the Agrarian Revolt in America by Lawrence Goodwyn
The Plot Against America by Philip Roth
Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond
High-Risers: Cabrini-Green and the Fate of American Housing by Ben Austen
Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders