The neighborhood’s Swedish history lives on in this worn-and-warm tavern, which dedicates one whole wall to a deer-hunting mural featuring regulars from years past. There are also goblets of seasonal homemade glögg (mulled wine), Viking tchotchkes and an iconic neon sign out front featuring a fish holding a martini glass. (Pickled herring. Get it?)
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- cheap date
What to drinkThe $3 Schlitzes, or if you’re feeling daring, ask for the notorious wormwood-based Malört, and taste death in a shot glass.
ProTipLegend has it, if you can spot the six hidden animals in the lodge mural, you drink free aquavit all night long.
Even today you can still find them, lurking on corners, under old neon beer signs or behind sketchy windowless facades con ...