Posts in category "West Loop"

Cocktail Club: Whiskey at the Everleigh Social Club

Cocktail Club: Whiskey at the Everleigh Social Club
Stepping off the street into the dimly lit decadence of the Everleigh Social Club is like slipping through a well-hidden portal into 1900’s Chicago. Located in the bustling West Loop, the Everleigh Social Club is a private, members-only establishment that draws its name from the (in)famous brothel run by Ada and Minna Everleigh from 1900-1911.... Read more »

NEXT: Is It Worth It?

We have something to confess: We’re not crazy about how ticketing works for Grant Achatz’s new restaurant, NEXT. For those of you who don’t know: NEXT doesn’t take traditional reservations. You have to create an account on the restaurant’s website to purchase tickets in advance. The price of the ticket includes the meal and a service... Read more »

A Peak into Chicago's New Hot Spot: The Aviary

Brioche Bite
This Wednesday, two girlfriends and I went to Grant Achatz’s highly-anticipated, new cocktail lounge, The Aviary (955 W Fulton Market), and it definitely lived up to its hype. I was impressed by EVERY aspect: the food, the drinks, the atmosphere, the service–even the bathrooms. Achatz and his team–in true Alinea-like fashion–have paid attention to every detail. Your... Read more »
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Girl & The Goat (& Wine)

Girl & The Goat (& Wine)
Approachable food and approachable wine. This seems to be a trend in the food-and-wine world, and Girl & The Goat, 809 W. Randolph, Stephanie Izard’s new restaurant in the West Loop is following suit. The wooden tables are sans white table clothes This is NOT Trotters (not like you want it to be). The waiters... Read more »