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Broken Shaker

The Chicago outpost of Broken Shaker (whose Miami location won 2015 Tales of the Cocktail award for “Best Hotel Bar”) ...
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Pops For Champagne

This Chicago mainstay has been around for more than 30 years, and for good reason. With five full pages dedicated to ...
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The Boarding House

Master Sommelier Alpana Singh’s multi-level behemoth of a restaurant has a little something for everyone. The first ...
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Bavette’s Bar & Boeuf

Step up to the bar in the decadent main room at Bavette’s and it’s not difficult to imagine what Chicago might have ...
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Sable Kitchen & Bar

Located in the same building as the Kimpton’s Hotel Palomar, Sable has been owning the craft cocktail game downtown ...
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Bottlefork

As its name hints, Bottlefork’s food and drink are deeply intertwined. Take, for example, the “Smoke of the Day” ...
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Celeste

Celeste is a split personality, two-story operation. Start on the dark, lounge-like ground level for easygoing sours, ...
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Three Dots and a Dash

One of the country’s premiere modern tiki bars, Three Dots and a Dash is an underground tropical oasis with a ...
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Berkshire Room

Located on the first floor of downtown’s Acme Hotel, the hip Berkshire Room oozes a cool, modern ambiance that hints ...
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Rossi’s Liquors

Rossi’s isn’t a cocktail bar. It’s not even a beer bar. It’s a bar-bar—a perfectly sinister, open-all-day dive for ...