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The bar chart | Nov 15–21, 2012

Our heated assessment of where to drink this week.

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Photograph: Max HermanThe Greenville Tavern
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Photograph: Martha WilliamsThe Grid
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Photograph: Martha WilliamsHeadquarters
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Photograph: Martha WilliamsUnder Par Cigar Bar
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Photograph: Martha WilliamsPops for Champagne

Greenville Tavern Live music…football games…beer. What doesn’t this Ukrainian Village tap offer? 2210 W Chicago Ave (773-276-1411). file under: neighborhoodie

The Grid Tableside Manhattans and other experiments are going on below Baume & Brix. 351 W Hubbard St (312-321-0351). file under: buy the bottle, cocktailians, underground lounge

Half Acre Tap Room We’ve now entered the post-brewpub “tap-room phase” of the craft-beer era. 4257 N Lincoln Ave (773-248-4038). file under: beer geeks

Headquarters Because who wouldn’t need a drink when surrounded by man-children? 950 W Wolfram St (773-665-5660). file under: revenge of the nerds

Par Bar & Grille Beneath this new golf-themed bar is a cigar-smoking lounge. 160 N Franklin St (312-263-0260). file under: happy hour, stogies

Pops for Champagne Pops teamed up with Illinois Sparkling on Ensemble, an extra-brut house bubbly. 601 N State St (312-266-7677). file under: date night, midwest is best, winos

Revolución Margarita bar or steakhouse? We’ll split the difference. 3443 N Broadway (773-661-9893). file under: neighborhoodie

Socca Take the edge off Monday with $6 cocktails (such as a pear-brandy sidecar or a Sazerac). 3301 N Clark St (773-248-1155). file under: real deals