Jessica Mlinaric

Jessica Mlinaric is a writer, photographer, and marketer based in Chicago. Her work covering culture and travel has appeared in Condé Nast Traveler, GQ, The Architect’s Newspaper, Chicagoist, and more. Jessica founded in 2010 to share stories about cities and their cultures. When she’s not writing, you can find her at a loud concert, unusual museum, or neighborhood tavern.

Embark on an interactive mission to explore Wicker Park and its surroundings! Volumes Bookcafe and Jessica Mlinaric, author of Chicago Scavenger, invite you to decipher clues and track down photos leading you to neighborhood favorites and hidden gems. Come test

Jessica Mlinaric is no stranger to a good scavenger hunt. Her childhood homemade maps behind her grandmother’s house led her to explore Chicago much differently than simply finding the closest grocery when she first moved here. Mlinariic has spent over

From America’s greenest restaurant to the tallest church building in the world, to the site of the first International Special Olympics Games, Chicago-based writer and photographer, Jessica Mlinaric, invites Chicagoans and tourists alike to explore the city through its hidden


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