ML - Michigan Avenue

2015 - Issue 2 - Late Spring

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Par adise Found With sizzling neW bar lost lake, master mixologist Paul McGee brings the city's tiki trend to logan square. by meg mathis When Paul McGee (Three Dots and a Dash, The Whistler) announced his return to Logan Square with a new tiki concept, the neighborhood's hip denizens rejoiced—and serious imbibers across the city took note that the tropical tipple trend isn't slowing down anytime soon. A partnership between McGee and Land and Sea Dept. (Longman & Eagle, Parson's Chicken & Fish), Lost Lake stocks more than 275 varieties of rum selected by McGee and Martin Cate of San Francisco's Smuggler's Cove. The kitschy-cool oasis—complete with bamboo walls, Martinique banana leaf wallpaper, Hawaiian shirt-clad mixologists, and McGee's signature carved Order cocktails like the South Sea Dipper (left) and Pool Rules from Lost Lake's colorful cocktail menu. banana dolphins—is a nod to the city's Polynesian lounges of yesteryear, Trader Vic's and Don the Beachcomber. (Bonus: Revelers can order Chinese takeout from Thank You, the restaurant next door.) Transport yourself to the tropics with a sip of the South Sea Dipper (rhum agricole, aged Jamaican rum, lemon, pineapple, passion fruit, ruby port) or the Pool Rules (bourbon, aged Guyana rum, lime, Curaçao, cinnamon, allspice, vanilla, Angostura bitters), keeping in mind that while running and diving may not be allowed on the premises, sitting back and relaxing is strongly encouraged. 3154 W. Diversey Ave., 773-961-7475; MA  127 the guide Chicago's Finest

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