11 Unwritten Rules Every Chicagoan Lives By ‘Til Death

Chicagoans have developed some unwritten rules over the years that you’d better follow if you find yourself in the city. From how to behave to how to eat, we might be a little pretentious with a few of these Chicago must (and never)-dos.

Think you know how to pass as a true Chicago resident? Keep scrolling to see if you’re following all these rules.

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There are rules for all kinds of things in the city. Check out this list of 11 guidelines for dating a Chicagoan.

What other unwritten rules do you adhere to? Share your thoughts with us!