Matt Eisler’s Wicker Park starter club plots a midcourse between sexy, yuppie-friendly pickup joint and slick hipster haunt. Design details like tree-trunk stools, a metal grate ceiling and antlers galore say “21st-century hunting lodge”...one that plays electro and hip-hop hits.
|Venue name:||Empire Liquors||Contact:|
1566 N Milwaukee Ave
|Cross street:||between Honore St and North Ave|
|Opening hours:||Wed–Fri, Sun 9pm–2am; Sat 9pm–3am (closed Mon, Tue)|
|Transport:||El stop: Blue to Damen. Bus: 50, 56, 72.|
|Price:||Average cocktail: $8|