Bars

  • Chicago Restaurant Group Opens The Aviary in NYC

    The team behind restaurants such as Alinea, Next and the Aviary has launched its first project outside of Chicago, in New York City. They’ve taken over...

  • Forbidden Root Using Botanicals to Brew Beer

    Chicago has seen a surge of brewpubs over the past few years, but nothing quite like a new concept in Ukrainian Village. The kitchen is...

  • How To Make a Cullerton Street Cocktail

    As you approach the building housing Green River – the new cocktail bar/restaurant collaboration between Danny Meyer’s NYC-based Union Square Hospitality Group and the Dead...

  • Bar Raval

    I’m a big fan of Bar Isabel, so when I heard they were opening a tapas bar, I had pretty high hopes. It delivered on...

  • Au Cheval

    An upscale take on the American diner with great cocktails, matzo ball soup and yes, those cheeseburgers. During brunch (and after midnight) check out the...

  • Billy Sunday

    In a city awash in cocktail bars focusing on bitters, tinctures, rare spirits and low lighting, Billy Sunday stands out for its, well, Midwestern hospitality....