Bars and Taverns
Get Ready For Whiskey Week In Chicago
More than 300 whiskey distillers in Chicago for a number of events.
A Guide to Tipping in Chicago
A Guide to Tipping in Chicago, from maid service to cab drivers to bartenders
Chicago’s ‘Mad’ About Mixology
The Best Cocktail Lounges in the Windy City.
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.
Break Out The Guinness & Jameson Shots
These Chicago Bars Rock On St. Patrick’s Day
New York-based City Winery opens a second location in Chicago's West Loop.
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.
The Violet Hour
The Violet Hour's speakeasy vibe and extreme dedication to the craft of mixology and cocktails take this spot to another level above the average lounge.
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.