Boilermakers Get Serious at These Four Chicago BarsThe formula for boilermakers seems so obvious and simple, it’s astonishing they haven’t always been more popular. Yet for something so straightforward, bars still manage to put their own stamp on the classic beer-and-a-shot duo. Unlike the type of frat swill some might association with boilermakers, there are several variations in Chicago currently that are... Read ...
Open and Shut in FebruaryFrom clandestine sushi bars to a legendary Fulton Market pioneer, here’s what opened and shut this month in Chicago. Open Naoki Sushi: Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises rolled out a clandestine sushi nook nestled behind their acclaimed Intro in Lincoln Park’s Belden-Stratford. Named for sushi chef Naoki Nakashima, the pint-sized dining room features both classic and... Read more »
Boozy Bar Specials Cure the Monday BluesA spoonful of sugar might help the medicine go down, but a glassful of mezcal is a surefire cure-all for a case of the Mondays. Bars in Chicago are rising to the task of tempering those weekday blues by serving up some boozy new promotions on Monday nights. From mezcal pours to Manhattans, Mondays just got... Read more »