Tag: West Loop

Get Cozy at The Aberdeen Tap

I was seriously crushing on the new murals recently added to the Hubbard Street Mural Project. The weather was sticky and I was yearning for a beer to quench my thirst. Out of the blue appears this corner pub beckoning me inside. Upon entry, a Beatles’ favorite “A Hard Day’s Night” was playing and I... Read more »

Let Your Eyes do the Talking at Ballast Point

I got wind of San Diego’s Ballast Point opening a brewpub in Chicago and I couldn’t stop panting when I read they had a rooftop patio. Summer is here, which means being outside as much as possible with a beer in tow. Bonus points for a patio that offers eye-level captures of the city’s skyscrapers.... Read more »

Cop a Squat at Haymarket Pub & Brewery

Haymarket Pub & Brewery is an energetic, fetching venue that will leave you wanting to return again and again. The West Loop pub has room to move and provides excellent service. They offer a killer food menu (I especially like the Margherita Pizza, Vegan Burger, and Sweet Potato Tots). More importantly, Haymarket offers 23 tantalizing... Read more »
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Beer and Frites at Kaiser Tiger

  This West Loop gastropub knows how to do a beer garden. Kaiser Tiger’s impressive outdoor space seats 200 people, and once you arrive, you won’t want to leave. It doesn’t even have to be summer to enjoy it because it has turned into a rink for ice curling. The place was hopping during my... Read more »