Little Victories is from the same people as Spilt Milk, and feels like a 70s rec room, with wood paneling and lots of plants. It’s a great bar for a first date because it’s got the necessities (dart boards, pool table, jukebox) but is nicer than the dive bar you were thinking about going to. Order the extra-battered french fries.
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Mott Street, a restaurant on Ashland near Wicker Park, serves interesting, delicious Asian-influenced food.
Ina Mae Tavern & Packaged Goods
Ina Mae Tavern & Packaged Goods is a restaurant in Wicker Park serving New Orleans-inspired food.
Schwa, the restaurant equivalent of the most interesting man in the world. Better start working on the reservation now.
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Happy Camper is a semi-sports bar in Old Town that's more about eating pizza and socializing than it is watching anything on T.V.
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There’s no denying Big Star is an anchor tenant of the Wicker Park dining scene, but that doesn’t mean everyone feels the same way about it.
Dove’s serves Southern-inspired Mexican food in an old luncheonette. Jam out to some Chicago soul music too.
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