After a redesign, Boka has found new life with a sleek, monochrome design peppered with quirky details. Disembodied ebony hands hold small candles, oil paint portraits of debonair woodland creatures fill…

delilah's bar chicago


Any lived-in, urban dive that pays homage to Joe Strummer, pinball and whiskey in equal measure, could be a potential classic. Delilah’s—dark, friendly and loud—is. It boasts more than 600…

Local Option Chicago beer bar

Local Option

One hundred-plus bottles and 30 taps—many locally produced specifically for this rowdy bar—liven up an otherwise quiet neighborhood stretch. The skull-centric heavy metal details and bearded craft beer geeks make…