The bar chart | September 8–14, 2011

Our heated assessment of where to drink this week.
 (Photograph: Martha Williams)
Photograph: Martha WilliamsBarn & Co.
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Photograph: Jason LittleDeuce's & the Diamond Club
 (Photograph: Neil Burger)
Photograph: Neil BurgerFranscesca's Forno
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Photograph: Martha WilliamsDragon's Milk, Nightshade, and Snake Oil cocktails at MorSo
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Photograph: Emily RawdonThe Scout
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Photograph: Steven JohnsonFried chicken at Seasons Lounge
 (Photograph: Clayton Hauck)
Photograph: Clayton HauckTelegraph

25 DEGREES Of all the things to do with Bulleit bourbon, it never occurred to us to blend it into a milkshake. 736 N Clark St (312-943-9700). file under: burger bliss, winos

BARN & COMPANY So barbecue “life coach” Gary Wiviott walks into a sports bar… 950 W Wrightwood Ave (773-832-4000). file under: can you hear me now???

DEUCE'S & THE DIAMOND CLUB Wrigleyville has seen it all. Except maybe a bar with an escalator. 3505 N Clark St (773-435-9028). file under: can you hear me now???, see and be scene

FRANCESCA'S FORNO Late-night eats just keep getting better: Forno’s now open until 2am daily. 1576 N Milwaukee Ave (773-770-0184). file under: date night, good enough to eat, winos Read David Tamarkin's review >>>

THE GARAGE BAR The newest rooftop bar is in Gladstone Park. Step one: Locate Gladstone Park. 6154 N Milwaukee Ave (773-647-1386). file under: the great outdoors, neighborhoodie

MORSO Bartender Matthew “Choo” Lipsky’s cocktails join Matt Maroni’s food (till 1am on weekends). 340 W Armitage Ave (773-880-9280). file under: cocktailians, date night Read more about Morso >>>

PADDY O'FEGAN'S Next, Moto and the Publican have a new neighbor, and her drink of choice is Guinness. 204 N Halsted St (312-997-3100). file under: beer geeks, neighborhoodie

THE SCOUT Every time a sports bar opens in the South Loop, a condo developer gets his wings. 1301 S Wabash Ave (312-705-0595). file under: beer geeks, neighborhoodie

SEASONS LOUNGE The Four Seasons is serving all-you-can-eat fried chicken Thursdays only in September. 120 E Delaware Pl (312-280-8800). file under: date night, good enough to eat, pass the single-malt

TELEGRAPH Your moment of envy: Why does Logan Square get everything nice? 2601 N Milwaukee Ave (773-292-9463). FILE UNDER:date night, good enough to eat, winos Read Julia Kramer's review >>>
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