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The bar chart | Jan 24–Feb 6, 2013

Our heated assessment of where to drink this week.
 (Photograph: Erica Gannett)
Photograph: Erica GannettBilly Sunday
Boarding House
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Photograph: Martha WilliamsBub City
 (Photograph: Max Herman)
Photograph: Max HermanFlagship
 (Photograph: Martha Williams)
Photograph: Martha WilliamsThe Monarch
 (Photograph: Jason Little)
Photograph: Jason Little25 Degrees

Billy Sunday If the Yusho crew’s bar hasn’t opened by now, the anticipation alone merits inclusion. 3143 W Logan Blvd (773-661-2485). file under: cocktailians, Trotter’s vet

The Boarding House We’re all on a first-name basis with Alpana, now, right? 720 N Wells St (312-280-0720). file under: smoked meat, winos

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

Dolphin Longtime nightclub Green Dolphin Street is back, with dance music, sans food and jazz. 2200 N Ashland Ave (773-750-8090). file under: clubbing, dance pants

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

The Monarch Michelin-starred chef cooking comfort food till late: liking the sound of this. 1745 W North Ave (773-252-6053). file under: neighborhoodie

South Water Kitchen The bar at the Hotel Monaco’s restaurant got a revamp over the holidays. 225 N Wabash Ave (312-236-9300). file under: hotel bars

25 Degrees Fried chicken with two sides is $12 at this burger bar’s new “Southern-Fried Sundays.” 736 N Clark St (312-943-9700). file under: real deals

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