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  1. Photograph: Martha Williams
    Photograph: Martha Williams

    Eduardo's Enoteca

  2. Photograph: Martha Williams
    Photograph: Martha Williams

    The Anthem

  3. Photograph: Colin Beckett
    Photograph: Colin Beckett

    TR Napa Valley

  4. Photograph: Nick Murway
    Photograph: Nick Murway


  5. Photograph: Martha Williams
    Photograph: Martha Williams

    The Barrelhouse Flat

The bar chart | Nov 24–30, 2011

Our heated assessment of where to drink this week.


THE ANTHEM The Bangers & Lace guys are taking over Division with sports and, um, Cheez Whiz. 1725 W Division St (773-697-4804). file under: game on

THE BARRELHOUSE FLAT Bartenders from the Aviary and the Violet Hour, customers from less-dignified places. 2624 N Lincoln Ave (773-857-0421). file under: cocktailians/bros, late night

EDUARDO’S ENOTECA Formaggi, crostini, antipasti, salumi, insalate…and lots of vino. 1212 N Dearborn St (312-337-4490). file under: winos

FOODEASE Can wine on tap from the 12-seat bar make the tourists clutching American Girl dolls go away? 835 N Michigan Ave (312-335-3663). file under: winos, tourist temple

KAMEHACHI The Old Town sushi restaurant relocated and added a cocktail menu from Adam Seger. 1531 N Wells St (312-664-3663). file under: cocktailians

SMALL BAR FULLERTON Your new tradition: a bottle of red wine and a huge bowl of “Sunday gravy.” 1415 W Fullerton Ave (773-525-2727). file under: beer geeks, good enough to eat

TR NAPA VALLEY A tiny, tony new wine bar finds its niche in the Gold Coast. 61 E Oak St (312-929-2299). file under: date night, neighborhoodie, winos

VERA It’s about the wine on tap. It’s about the small plates. And as far as we’re concerned, it’s about time. 1023 W Lake St (312-243-9770). file under: the west loop never quits, winos
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