Federales is a Mexican restaurant in the West Loop that's always a party. Go for a good time and eat some tacos if you're hungry.
January 14, 2022
Mahalo is a Hawaiian restaurant that hopped on the poke trend. The island vibes are heavy, but the food isn't great.
Fulton MarketWest Loop
Saint Lou’s Assembly is a throwback restaurant reminiscent of a 1950′s cafeteria-style meat and three. It also has an excellent outdoor patio.
Kit Kat Lounge is a bar and restaurant on North Halsted with some of the best drag shows.
June 7, 2021
Azul Mariscos in Goose Island is a seafood restaurant right on the river.
May 25, 2021
22 places to sit outside and drink all summer long.
The new Chicago patios you should check out this week.
April 7, 2021
Chicago lakefront restaurants that are open right now with outdoor seating.
August 14, 2020
A running list of the reopened Chicago bars where you can eat and drink outside. Last updated on June 17, 2020.
June 17, 2020
All the bars, restaurants, wine shops, and breweries that’ll help keep your bar cart full while you’re stuck at home.
March 20, 2020
El Mariachi is a Mexican restaurant in Lakeview with a bottomless brunch.
February 7, 2020
When you want to drink during the day in winter and feel good about it, here’s where to go.
January 16, 2020
Midwest Coast is a dog-friendly, kid-friendly brewery taproom in West Town.
November 22, 2019
Miller’s is an old school bar in the Loop that's great for big groups.
November 4, 2019
Near West Side
Great Central’s Near West Side taproom feels like a German beer hall and is great for big groups.
October 29, 2019
Alulu is a small brew pub in Pilsen with inventive beers and excellent food.
Maplewood is a Logan Square brew pub that has great craft beer and food, and feels like a neighborhood bar.
Metropolitan is a big taproom in Avondale, and it’s a great place to drink beer by the river.
On Tour is a jam-band-friendly brewery in West Town that’s great for BYOF and day-drinking.
When you have some things to do, and wouldn’t mind having a glass of wine while you do them, here’s where to go.
October 18, 2019
Pilot Project in Logan Square is a taproom with a bunch of small-batch breweries under one roof.
Begyle, a dog-friendly taproom in Ravenswood, is a great place to drink beer and play skee-ball.
September 11, 2019
Big Joe’s is a classic, homey dive with wild Friday night turtle races.
Revolution’s large production brewery and taproom in Avondale is a great place to enjoy some of Chicago’s best beer at the source.
September 5, 2019
Archie’s is a dog-friendly corner bar that’s great for drinking cheap beer.