The Ultimate Local’s Guide to Chicago || Gatekeepers

The Ultimate Local’s Guide to Chicago || Gatekeepers

Next stop: The windy city of Chicago with gatekeeper Vic Lloyd, one of the founders of a local streetwear shop in the city. From chowing down on some incredible burgers, to cracking the code to enter a speakeasy-like magic lounge, to grabbing a beer and playing a quick game of curling, this is a Chicago experience you can’t find in a typical brochure.

In every city there’s someone who’s connected, who knows where to go on a slow Monday night and can get a table anywhere they want on a Friday – in every city there’s a Gatekeeper. In this Thrillist travel show, we’re sending our host across the country to meet up with these Gatekeepers and experience first hand everything you should make sure to do/eat/drink, one city at a time.


Justin Lizama

Vic Lloyd

Tyler Gildin

Associate Producer
Mia Faske

Director of Photography
Thom McKenna

Camera Operator
Corey Stein

Production Audio
Tyler Lang
Dustin Berta
Matt Vogel

Morgan Dopp

Associate Editor
Ede Bell Crowder

Post Audio
Richard Hamilton

Megan Chong

Production Manager
Roshanna Charner

Production Assistants
Danielle Dickerson
Robert Gill
Chanel Baker

Developed By
Leo Fernandez

Line Producer
Emily Tufaro

Post Production Supervisor
Daniel Byrne

Supervising Producer
Stasia Tomlinson

Design Director
Ted McGrath

Creative Director
Tom O’Quinn

Executive Producer
Justin Lundstrom

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