Chicago Athletic Association

Inside the Chicago Athletic Association—a boutique hotel housed in a dramatic 1890s building—guests and casual drop-ins alike will find games, food and top-notch cocktails available from multiple different bars. Speakeasy-meets-men's-club, The Game Room sees…

Vol. 39 Chicago

Vol. 39

Bars in the Loop generally fall into two camps: cookie-cutter hotel lounges with overpriced, mediocre drinks or dark dives with little to offer beyond pitchers and shots. Though it’s technically…

The Berghoff Chicago

The Berghoff

Home to Liquor License No. 1, the Berghoff is a Chicago institution whose roots pre-date even the 1893 World’s Fair. While meals at the restaurant often require a reservation and…

Cindy's Chicago


Perched on the top floor of the Chicago Athletic Association Hotel, Cindy’s is the rare rooftop hotel bar that serves “potions and elixirs” worth remembering, thanks to Spirit Guide Nandini…