You’ll feel like you’re on a covert mission when you slip through an inconspicuous alley to access Wicker Park bar Yokocho, a concept inspired by Tokyo’s raucous, hole-in-the-wall drinking dens. Inside, the Japanese whiskey and sake flow like water, and the burger is dripping with soy, ginger and garlic flavors. Kampai!
Secrets, secrets are no fun? More like secrets, secrets are so fun, especially when they involve password-protected speakeasies, tucked-away gardens and a sneaky underground tunnel system. We're taking a closer look at some of Chicago's best secrets—the kind of stuff you won’t find in most run-of-the-mill guidebooks, but, uh, nothing so crazy that you’ll end up in jail. Embark on an exploration of city's top confidential happenings, from a crazy-good dining deal at one of the best restaurants in Chicago to pristine highrise chapel hidden in the Loop.