Posts tagged "cocktails"

8 Festive Cocktails for New Years Eve

Sugar Frost Cocktail: 1 part UV Sugar Crush, 3 parts lemon-lime soda- serve over ice in a highball glass
New Years Eve is one of the biggest party nights of the year and along with that comes cocktails, and lots of them. Over the past few weeks I’ve been compiling several different festive winter cocktail recipes that would be a great addition to any New Year’s party!

Tippling Hall Chicago

Tippling Hall Chicago
On a wintry Friday night, I’m typically quite content to be snuggled up on my couch with carry-out and reruns of Anthony Bourdain’s, No Reservations. This Friday I left my slippers at home to try out Mercadito Group’s newest concept, Tippling Hall. Packed to the gills of both groups of eaters and drinkers, this new... Read more »

Trellis Chicago-Four Corners Tavern Group New Restaurant & Bar

Recently the folks from Four Corners Tavern Group invited me to dine at Trellis, their newest restaurant/bar in the former Gaslight space. As soon as I checked out Trellis’ menu I knew Four Corners had taken this place to a whole new level. Far from buffalo chicken fingers and pulled pork nachos (both of which... Read more »
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Amuse Chicago: An Impressive Hotel Bar

Amuse Chicago: An Impressive Hotel Bar
Last week I was invited in to try out some new drinks and bites at Amuse, the bar/lounge of the Swissôtel in Chicago. I was pleased to say that the lounge’s décor and lobby placement didn’t make it as depressing as some of my other lone meals I’ve taken in hotel bars while traveling. This... Read more »

Blackhawks Playoff Food and Drink Specials Chicago

Blackhawks Playoff Food and Drink Specials Chicago
If you’re planning on watching the big game tonight check out these “official” Blackhawks bars on the NHL website! Click on your favorite bar to see game day specials. These bars are all boasting cheap wings tonight: Mahoney’s (Noble Square), Derby (Lincoln Park), Butch McGuires (Gold Coast) These bars all have rib specials: Stanley’s Kitchen and... Read more »

Vertigo Sky Lounge’s Bartender's Booth

Vertigo Sky Lounge’s Bartender's Booth
Last Thursday I got an invite to check out the Dana Hotel and Spa’s newly renovated Vertigo Sky Lounge on their rooftop. While I don’t go to rooftop venues very often, my sister’s birthday seemed like the perfect occasion for this complimentary event. The atmosphere at Vertigo was very friendly and relaxed during the happy-hour... Read more »
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District Bar Chicago

District Bar Chicago
A few weeks ago District Bar invited me and Andrew (as my guest), to try out some of their new menu items, their treat! This tasting could not have come at a better time, both of us had a hard Tuesday at work and we were pretty excited about tasty after-work cocktails. I had never... Read more »

Paris Club Chicago

Charcuterie Board
Before Paris Club Chicago officially opened I had the chance to attend the restaurant’s “practice party”.  It was a wonderful opportunity to try a plethora of different things on the menu and I have to say each one was better than the next! If you haven’t yet had a chance to stop in, and I’m... Read more »