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All the best Chicago bars, including bar reviews and editors' picks

10 Chicago bars and lounges for singles

From a Pilsen dive to a refined hotel bar, here are 10 Chicago bars to find other singles

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The Sixth

The Sixth provides Lincoln Square with some truly tasty cocktails

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars
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Band of Bohemia

Alinea vets take on beer paired with well-executed dishes

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars
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Queen Mary Tavern

Drink like a sailor at the maritime bar

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars
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Corridor Brewery & Provisions

The DryHop team branches out with a new concept

Time Out says
  • 3 out of 5 stars
Users say
  • 5 out of 5 stars
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How to survive winter: Beeline to the bar

Each bar offers the perfect escape from blustery weather, with terrific drinks to boot

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Know Your Bartender: Luke Andrews at the Whistler

A new bartender takes the reins

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The Violet Hour hosts a new absinthe happy hour

Feeling a little fancy? The Violet Hour has a new absinthe happy hour.

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The South Loop craft beer guide

The South Loop is rapidly redefining itself with the beer being produced and poured within its boundaries

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Cocktail trends you'll be drinking this year

From tropical flavors to yes, even non-alcoholic drinks, here's what you'll be drinking soon

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Best beer bars

These beer bars cater both to craft beer snobs looking for extensive draft lists and those happy with just any old brew

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Best wine bars

Enjoy wine and cheese, sauvignon blanc and other types of wine from Chicago's best sommeliers

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Best cocktail bars

The best cocktail bars serve everything from classic Manhattans to drinks in skulls

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Best karaoke bars

Sometimes you just need to pick up a mic and let loose...

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Bars with fireplaces

Hot cocktails alone won't abate the wind chill—we found 59 great fireplaces and fire pits for warming up this winter

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Best sports bars

Whether you want to watch a Cubs game with a PBR or a Bulls game with charcuterie, here are the best sports bars in Chicago

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