Posts tagged "trivia nights"

Review: Wednesday Night Trivia at Grand River

Review: Wednesday Night Trivia at Grand River
Sasha and I were not in good moods when we entered Grand River for Wednesday night trivia a couple weeks ago.  First, we met at Waterhouse for their trivia night, but couldn’t find seats because of the Purdue game.  So we walked–in VERY unexpected snowfall–to the Shire for their trivia night, but all we found... Read more »

Review: Wednesday Night Trivia at Tilted Kilt

Review: Wednesday Night Trivia at Tilted Kilt
When Sasha and I heard that one of our favorite hosts Jeremy (host of some of our favorite trivia nights and occasional guest blogger), was starting up a new trivia night in the Loop, we could not wait to check it out.  Trivia nights that we can walk to after work are rare, and trivia... Read more »

Guest Review: Tuesday Night Trivia at Hawkeye's

Guest Review: Tuesday Night Trivia at Hawkeye's
Last week, our friend and one of our favorite trivia hosts Jeremy went to check out Tuesday night trivia at Hawkeye’s in Little Italy.  Read on for his guest review! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ So what does a trivia host do on a night when he doesn’t have a pub quiz to MC? Why he goes out and... Read more »
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Review: Thursday Night Trivia at Weather Mark Tavern

Review: Thursday Night Trivia at Weather Mark Tavern
Last week, we went to Team Trivia at Weather Mark Tavern.  We’ve been clear about our distaste for the Team Trivia format — we hate having to wait a whole song between questions and we would rather have more questions and less downtime — so a bar really has to be amazing to overcome that. ... Read more »

New Trivia Night at Racine Plumbing Bar and Grill!

The guys that ran the old trivia night at Harrigan’s Bar have started a new trivia night Wednesdays at Racine Plumbing Bar & Grill. We were huge fans of Harrigan’s, so we have high hopes for their new venue.  Specials on Wednesday include half priced whiskey drinks and $3 Skyy vodka drinks.  We’ll be checking... Read more »

Review: Thursday Night Trivia at Bucktown Pub

Last Thursday we went to Bucktown Pub for their trivia night.  Bucktown used to be one of our favorites (read our enthusiastic first review here) and we happily recommended it to everyone looking for a Thursday night place to play. But last Thursday we discovered Bucktown’s trivia night recently gained a new host and lost... Read more »
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Review: Thursday Night Trivia at Purple Otter

Review: Thursday Night Trivia at Purple Otter
Purple Otter is a bar that celebrates both the University of Wisconsin and otters, meaning we were predisposed to loving it, as we are Big Ten alumni and huge fans of otters holding hands.  The Thursday specials are $3 Vodka Lemonades, $4 bombs, and $2.50 cheese quesadillas.  We were all about taking advantage of food... Read more »

What We Learned at Fat Cat

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Questions and answers from last Wednesday’s trivia night at Fat Cat:

Review: Wednesday Night Trivia at Witt's

Review: Wednesday Night Trivia at Witt's
Prompted by an email suggestion from reader Jacob, tonight we headed to Witt’s for their Wednesday night trivia.  I’d like to start by saying we won at Globe last week.  And Globe is HARD.  Time Out Chicago says it would make even Stephen Hawking sweat.  However, just one week after winning at Globe we got... Read more »
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Review: Monday Night Trivia at Bridie McKenna's in Highwood

We’ve been hearing good things about Monday night trivia at Bridie McKenna’s in Highwood, but it’s been hard for us to get out to the suburbs there in time for trivia.  So Chicago Hearts Trivia fan and new friend Andy volunteered to write a guest review for us! Thanks, Andy!  Bridie’s sounds super fun, we’ll... Read more »