Somehow, 2015 is already half over, and so far this has been a seriously delicious year at new Chicago restaurants and bars. It's been an especially great six months for cocktail bars, with newcomers Lost Lake, the Drifter and Broken Shaker joining an already strong scene. On the restaurant side, everything from Intro, a rotating fine dining concept, to the low-brow Taco in a Bag have impressed me, and I regularly daydream about cracking open crabs at the Angry Crab, a BYOB Cajun seafood restaurant. When people ask me which new restaurants and bars they should go to, this is the list I give them.
The best restaurant and bar openings in 2015, so far
This has been a delicious year, and the top spots include a British-Indian pub and a BYOB seafood joint
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