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  1. Photograph: Max Herman
    Photograph: Max Herman


  2. Photograph: Jason Little
    Photograph: Jason Little

    City Winery

  3. Photograph: Martha Williams
    Photograph: Martha Williams

    Bub City

  4. Photograph: Martha Williams
    Photograph: Martha Williams

    The Glunz Tavern

  5. Photograph: Clif Ellis
    Photograph: Clif Ellis

    Headquarters arcade bar

  6. Photograph: Jaclyn Rivas
    Photograph: Jaclyn Rivas

    Moules + frites at Leopold

The bar chart | Jan 17–23, 2013

Our heated assessment of where to drink this week.


Bub City House whiskey barrels, Paul McGee cocktails—oh, and fried chicken and lobster rolls. 435 N Clark St (312-610-4200). file under: revivals, whiskey city

City Winery The venue/restaurant/bar/winery has a new menu, with color-coded wine pairings. 1200 W Randolph St (312-733-9463). file under: department of second chances, winos

El’s Kitchen Even non–football fans can appreciate Sunday all-you-can-eat fried chicken. 1450 W Webster Ave (773-248-5210). file under: game on, real deals

Flagship The folks behind Cortland’s Garage and Stretch Bar & Grill have a new one on their hands. 1622 W Belmont Ave (773-426-6692). file under: game on

Glunz Tavern This bar—shuttered since Prohibition—has finally reopened. 1206 N Wells St (312-642-3000). file under: back from the dead

Headquarters Mondays, take part in this arcade bar's Mortal Kombat tournament. Sign-up begins at 8pm. 950 W Wolfram St (773-665-5660). file under: beer geeks, BYOjumpkicks, regular geeks

Leopold Forget about the January doldrums with “Gin-uary,” featuring an all-gin cocktail list and gin flights. 1450 W Chicago Ave (312-348-1028). file under: cocktailians, put some juniper in it

Little Market Brasserie The Tippling Bros.’ latest trick: mix-and-match “chargers,” i.e., mixers. 10 E Delaware Pl (312-640-8135). file under: cocktailians

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