ML - Michigan Avenue

2015 - Issue 2 - Late Spring

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The Promontory The team behind Dusek's and Longman & Eagle cre- ates a community dining experience in Hyde Park. 5311 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-801-2100; R PM Steak Bill and Giuliana Ran- cic throw their hat into Chicago's steakhouse ring. 66 W. Kinzie St., 312-284-4990; Salero This Spanish spot adds to Restaurant Row's sizzle. 621 W. Randolph St., 312-466-1000; Siena Tavern Top Chef alum Fabio Viviani conquers the Windy City. 51 W. Kinzie St., 312-595-1322; Sophie's Savor jumbo lump crab cakes, Wagyu burgers, and a killer view of the Mag Mile at this chic spot in Saks Fifth Avenue. 700 N. Michigan Ave., 7th fl., 312-525-3400; Tanta A taste of Peru in a cool, contemporary space. 118 W. Grand Ave., 312-222-9700; Travelle A stunning Mediterranean destination in the chic Langham Hotel. 330 N. Wabash Ave., 312-923- 9988; Untitled Come for the American whiskies and stay for hearty fare like pork-shoulder spoon bread. 111 W. Kinzie St., 312-880-1511; Drink Analogue Sip inventive libations at this Logan Square hot spot. 2523 N. Milwaukee Ave., 773-904-8567; The Aviary Twenty-first-century cocktails from the Next team. 955 W. Fulton Market, 312-226-0868; ¡Ay Chiwowa! The Rockit Ranch nightspot serves up killer tacos and more than 80 tequilas. 311 W. Chicago Ave., 312-643-3200; Barley & Brass Mixologist Jan Henrichsen (Fat Rice, Found) tempts hip Wicker Park imbibers with kegged cocktails like the basil jalapeño cobbler (tequila, basil, jalapeño simple syrup, Bittered Sling grapefruit bitters, and lemon juice). 2015 W. Division St., 312-763-9600; The Berkshire Room Old-world cool meets modern mixology at the Acme Hotel's lounge. 15 E. Ohio St., 312-894-0800; The Betty Make tracks to the West Loop for a nightcap courtesy of mixologist Peter Vestinos. 839 W. Fulton Market, 312-733-2222; Billy Sunday Imaginative drinks from Yusho chef Matthias Merges and mixologist Alex Bachman. 3143 W. Logan Blvd., 773-661-2485; Bordel Black Bull makes room for this new cabaret and cocktail bar. 1721 W. Division St., 773-227-8600; The Brixton Bar bites and cocktails in Andersonville. 5420 N. Clark St., 773-961-7358; California Clipper Brendan Sodikoff breathes hipster life into this Humboldt Park institution. 1002 N. California Ave., 773-384-2547; CH Distillery Tour Chicago's first vodka distillery and try The Tradition, a shot of vodka with a side of rye bread and pickles. 564 W. Randolph St., 312-707-8780; Henry's Swing Club Laid-back ambience meets serious drinks at this new River North tavern. 18 W. Hubbard St., 312-955-8018; The J. Parker Thanks to a new retractable roof, the Hotel Lincoln's sleek cocktail patio is now a year-round hot spot. 1816 N. Clark St., 13th fl., 312-254-4747; Jimmy This '70s-inspired lounge pours clever cocktails in a dark, sultry James Hotel space. 610 N. Rush St., 312-660-7191; Lagunitas Brewing Company The California import hits Pilsen with a 300,000-square-foot brewery. 1843 S. Washtenaw Ave.; Le Bar This boîte at the Sofitel Chicago Water Tower attracts a premium crowd. 20 E. Chestnut St., 312-324-4000; Le-Bar Links Taproom Craft beer, sausage, and hand-cut fries in Wicker Park. 1559 N. Milwaukee Ave., 773-360-7692; Maude's Liquor Bar This West Loop hot spot offers cocktails and French- inspired bites. 840 W. Randolph St., 312-243-9712; The Allis This buzzing haunt on the ground floor of Soho House attracts a dynam- ic crowd; cocktails like The Creole, the Soho Mule, and the Picante De La Casa ( pictur ed, from lef t) are perfect people-watching accom- paniments. 113 -125 N. Green St., 312-521- 8000; Owen + Alchemy Hit refresh at this goth-inspired juice bar, where a rainbow of citrus and nut-seed blends awaits. 2355 N. Milwaukee Ave., 773-227-3444; Presidio The former Bluebird space welcomes this new Bay Area-inspired craft cocktail lounge in Bucktown. 1749 N. Damen Ave., 773-329-7227; Real Good Juice Co. With concoctions like Juice Springsteen and Juice-Tin Bieber, this new cold-pressed destination is bringing plenty of personality to Old Town. 1647 N. Wells St., 312-846-1897; The Red Lion Pub The beloved British haunt is revived in Lincoln Park. 2446 N. Lincoln Ave., 773-883-2422; RM Champagne Salon Sip bubbly in this tucked-away West Loop gem. 116 N. Green St., 312-243-1199; WhiTe OAk TAvern & inn Alinea alumnus John Asbaty plates artful dishes like squash custard tart with crème fraiche, candied pepitas, and Blis syrup ( pictured) at this farm-to-table nook in Lincoln Park. 1200 W. Webster Ave., 773-248 - 0200; photography by andrea donadio (White oak tavern & inn); dave burk of hedrich blessing (the allis)  129

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