Category: Bucktown/Wicker Park

Review: Blue Star Wine Bar

Review: Blue Star Wine Bar
Just west of the Kennedy on Divison, you’ll find a quaint wine bar that’s been open less than a year called Blue Star, 1209 N. Noble. Its atmosphere of brick walls, granite-topped bar, and electric lighting and furnishings makes Blue Star warm and inviting–especially this winter. There’s a fireplace in one corner and plenty of sitting... Read more »

She Sips Girls' Night at the Cellar Rat in Bucktown

She Sips Girls' Night at the Cellar Rat in Bucktown
On Friday, about 30 female readers (and a few lucky guys) of He Sipped / She Sipped gathered at the Cellar Rat, 1811 W. North Ave., in Bucktown for a free wine tasting. Owner Dean Schlabowske poured 11 wines (a sparking, two whites, and eight reds). The reds were paired together as an old world... Read more »

Cellar Rat: A Rare Find in Bucktown/Wicker Park

Cellar Rat: A Rare Find in Bucktown/Wicker Park
Cellar Rat, 1811 W. North Ave., is a wine shop that feels like a funky used record store. It’s the kind of wine shop that the coolest kids in the neighborhood hang out at. Spend some time in the Bucktown/Wicker Park store, and, trust us, you’ll want to go back. From the moment you pull... Read more »
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