Skokie is a city in the Chicagoland area.
Skokie is accessible by the CTA Yellow Line (the Skokie Swift) and the Edens Expwy (I-94). If you take the "Swift" to Skokie, check out the historic old Northshore Line train station  adjacent to the Swift terminal.
PACE buses run through Skokie.
There are restaurants galore! Just travel along Dempster Street and pick a place.