Bars and Taverns
Best Chicago Hotel Bars
Considered hot destinations where even the locals frequent, the top hotel bars range from high-concept cocktail lounges to wine bars.
Suds in the City
Best craft beer bars in Chicago.
House of Blues Chicago
House of Blues Chicago
Where To Eat & Drink During Chicago Air & Water Show
We’ve compiled a great list of options for eating and drinking before, during and after the Chicago Air & Water Show.
Chicago's Best Live Music Venues
From a punk-rock lounge to an iconic jazz club where Al Capone used to hang out, these venues add color to Chicago’s live-music scene.
Get Ready For Whiskey Week In Chicago
More than 300 whiskey distillers in Chicago for a number of events.
Chicago’s ‘Mad’ About Mixology
The Best Cocktail Lounges in the Windy City.
Pour On The Champagne & Cognac
French-focused bars add an element of sophistication to Chicago nightlife.
New York-based City Winery opens a second location in Chicago's West Loop.
Break Out The Guinness & Jameson Shots
These Chicago Bars Rock On St. Patrick’s Day
Chicago Hotel Rooftop Bars
Once upon a time, the roofs of hotels housed only their unsightly heating and air-conditioning hardware. Then, in 2000, the Park Hyatt opened NoMI Garden on the 7th floor. They unknowingly opened the floodgates to what can be termed the Chicago hotel rooftop renaissance.
A Guide to Tipping in Chicago
A Guide to Tipping in Chicago, from maid service to cab drivers to bartenders
Get Outside To Dine & Drink
Best New Chicago Spots For Dining and Drinking Outside
Wicker Park Tavern
This late-night yuppy watering hole is at Wicker Park's ground zero people watching intersection of North, Milwaukee and Damen Avenues.
Restaurant Review: Michael Jordan’s Steak House
Michael Jordan’s Steak House, with its main dining room overlooking the bustling Magnificent Mile shopping strip, gets it right from the chops right down to an insanely decadent 23-layer chocolate cake.
LGBT Favorites For Dining, Drinking & Dancing in Chicago
LGBT Favorites For Dining, Drinking & Dancing
Where To Dine & Drink When You're Stranded
From a Blackhawks-themed burger bar to home-style soul food from Chicago’s South Side, these places serve up an authentic Windy City experience at Midway and O’Hare airports.