The Shady Lady opened last night at exactly 8:45 p.m. in River North with a ton of anticipation. I took my buddy and total smartie pants babe, Matt Lynch of Thrillist, to check it out…well, he took me! Circus theme – check! Smoking hot man with tattoos who owns the spot – check!
Get here, get here, get here.
Expect to see: Tattoos…lots and lots of tattoos.
What to wear: Well, the bartender was wearing a black pleather dress. This place is total rock ‘n’ roll. I am wearing gray tights with a pink and gray striped mini dress.
Terrible pick-up line/blatant lie that just might work: I have a bunch of tattoos…and they’re all hidden.
Insider’s Tip: The Grapefruit Tequila is AMAZING!!! Also, make sure you have four people, if you want a table.
Tales of Accidentally Sexy: The bathroom is singular occupancy and I walked in on somebody…