Bars

  • 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....

  • Beer of the Week: Euchred

    Chicago’s Begyle Brewing company has been doing things a little bit differently ever since they opened, and this week’s pick is certainly part of that...

  • The Zetter Townhouse

    Located just 10 minutes from the West End, in Clerkenwell, this is my go-to spot for a great cocktail before heading out for dinner. You...

  • Bellocq

    Located in the Hotel Modern, about a 10 – 15 minute walk from the Quarter, this cozy speakeasy right next to the St. Charles streetcar...

  • Cure

    You could easily spend time downtown, drinking French 75s and sazeracs, but jump in a cab, spend the $15 and go drink with locals at...

  • Cafe Adelaide & The Swizzle Stick Bar

    Owned by the same family behind Commander’s Palace, I love this location, just a few blocks from the Quarter, across from the casino and on...

  • 5th Annual Chicago Craft Beer Week on Tap

    Though Chicago has no shortage of up-and-coming craft breweries, odds are you can’t hit all of them in the span of 10 days. But thanks...

  • Best Things I Ate in Vegas This Weekend

    Kinmedai at Mizumi (at The Wynn Las Vegas) If you’ve followed any of my posts from Japan – or frankly, anything I’ve written about Japanese...

  • March Madness at Tavernita

    Tavernita’s well-stocked bar is sure to be popular with fans Basketball lovers can get excited for a whole new reason thanks to the upcoming March...

  • Hipster Nirvana Comes to Parson’s Sunday

    To celebrate the close of patio season (geez, already?) Parson’s Chicken & Fish (2952 W. Armitage Ave) is having a party this Sunday (October 13th). Keeping things...

  • Beer of the Week: Anchor Bock

    Nothing says springtime (in the beer world) like a little bock. This seasonal brew from Anchor Brewing, one of the country’s best-known brewers out of...