The best wines to drink this summer
Chicago’s vino experts tell us what we should drink during the season’s best outings
The best restaurant and bar openings in 2016, so far
From top-notch sushi joints and upscale restaurants to inventive cocktail spots—these are the new places you should be checking out this year.
The best frozen drinks in Chicago
Sit back and relax with some of Chicago's best frozen cocktails, from spicy margaritas to refreshing tiki drinks
11 Chicago bartenders with amazing Instagram accounts
Chicago's bartenders have fantastic Instagram pages full of what you should be drinking next
Best outdoor bars in Chicago
Our guide to the best outdoor bars, from hidden gardens to sidewalk seats, will give you lots of ideas for things to do in the summer, the very best season in Chicago
Latest bar reviews
Latest bar stories
Pilsen’s getting a new tasting room from Moody Tongue Brewing Co.
Moody Tongue Brewing Co.'s bottles can be found at beer shops all over the city, but next to the brewery at the Glass Factory, we'll soon be able to try the...
Check out Dove Luncheonette's summer cocktail menu
Now that summer is in full swing, it's definitely time for for some refreshing cocktails to accompany the rising temperatures. Dove's Luncheonette's summer...
5 happy hour specials to check out this week
Happy Monday, Chicago! We have a huge week ahead of us—starting with us trying to snag our Chance the Rapper tickets and getting pumped for...
Fischman Liquors will reopen in the Portage Theater building
Fischman Liquors and Tavern poured its final drinks in its Jefferson Park location last Sunday, permanently closing its doors as the result of a rent...
Here’s the one drink you have to have this weekend
Since Forbidden Root’s opening earlier this year, we've been fascinated with the beers perpetually switching out on the menu, the crazy elixirs you can add...
Cocktails in Chicago
The 7 best daiquiris in Chicago
We need these rum-filled concotions to survive the winter and celebrate when the mercury rises
The 10 best martinis in Chicago
Whether you like yours cold as ice or with a piney gin, we found our favorites at Chicago's best cocktail bars, steakhouses and seafood joints
The 7 best negronis in Chicago
Try these different variations of the bitter Italian cocktail and you won't be let down.
The 11 best Bloody Marys in Chicago
Chicago kicks ass when it comes to Bloody Marys
The 7 best old-fashioneds in Chicago
Sometimes, you just want to pull up a seat at the bar, order some bar snacks and have a solid, well-balanced and well-mixed drink
The best bars in Chicago
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
Best wine bars
Enjoy wine and cheese, sauvignon blanc and other types of wine from Chicago's best sommeliers
Best cocktail bars
The best cocktail bars serve everything from classic Manhattans to drinks in skulls
Best gay bars
Boystown is the center of the gay scene in Chicago. But great gay bars can be found everywhere from downtown to Uptown
Best rooftop bars
Nothing beats drinking at a rooftop bar with a great view of Chicago
Best outdoor bars
After months spent huddling around fireplaces, you deserve a drink