The odds are high you see someone having a full conversation with a brick wall on Dirty Sixth, which is why we’re consistently surprised by Parkside, located right in the heart of downtown. There’s a raw bar selection and things like pork chops and steaks on the regular menu, but there’s also a bar menu (that you can order from in the main dining room) with a burger. Make sure to get a real cocktail before you head somewhere nearby to drink like you did in college.
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