ML - Michigan Avenue

2013 - Issue 3 - May/June

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GUIDE listings continued from page 138 Michigan Ave., 312-321-8823; Next Grant Achatz's world-famous West Loop restaurant presents "Vegan," a second, vegan-friendly menu. 953 W. Fulton Market, 312-226-0858; Roka Akor Sophisticated steak and sushi in a massive River North space. 456 N. Clark St., 312-477-7652; The Savoy It's all about absinthe and oysters at this Wicker Park raw bar. 1408 N. Milwaukee Ave., 773-698-6925; ¡AY CHIWOWA! Goodbye, Martini Ranch; hello, Rockit Ranch. With carnitas tacos, killer cocktails, and more than 80 types of tequilas, it's always fiesta time at this funky, vibrant tavern. 311 W. Chicago Ave., 312-643-3200; Siena Tavern Top Chef alum Fabio Viviani tackles the Windy City. 51 W. Kinzie St., 312-595-1322; Storefront Company Chef/partner Bryan Moscatello crafts Michelin Bib Gourmand– worthy seasonal cuisine in Wicker Park. 1941 W. North Ave., 773-661-2609; Tortoise Club Tuck into lobster thermidor and short rib bourguignon at this swanky new spot. 350 N. State St., 312-755-1700; Trenchermen The former Spring space gets new life with this contemporary winner from Michael 140 and Patrick Sheerin. 2039 W. North Ave., 773-661-1540; Union Sushi + Barbeque Bar Japanese tradition meets American cool at this stylish urban oasis. 230 W. Erie St., 312-662-4888; Untitled Impeccably outfitted underground food and drinks parlor with a speakeasy vibe. 111 W. Kinzie St., 312-880-1511; Drink The Aviary Twenty-first-century cocktails from the Next team. 955 W. Fulton Market, 312-226-0868; Billy Sunday Matthias Merges rules Logan Square with imaginative mixed drinks. 3143 W. Logan Blvd., 773-661-2485; Bodi Late-night bites, bottle service, and a clubby vibe in River North. 873 N. Orleans St., 312-440-9680; Brewstone Beer Company Hot new River North brew house. 414 N. Orleans St., 312-464-9456; Cru Kitchen & Bar Go alfresco in the Gold Coast with about 100 varieties of vino. 25 E. Delaware Pl., 312-337-4001; C-View Toast to the city skyline with the Cava-based Red Line cocktail. 166 E. Superior St., 312-523-0923; City Winery House-made wines and hot live performances. 1200 W. Randolph St., 312-733-9463; Deca Restaurant + Bar The Ritz-Carlton's super-civilized watering hole. 160 E. Pearson St., 312-573-5160; Drumbar Beverage director Craig Schoettler is mixing things up atop the Raffaello Hotel. 201 E. Delaware Pl., 312-924-2531; English Pub grub gets an upgrade in River North. 444 N. LaSalle Blvd., 312-222-6200; Gilt Bar Sample classic cocktails and late-night bites in a see-and-be-seen scene. 230 W. Kinzie St., 312-464-9544; The Glunz Tavern Sip a Champagne cocktail in the historic House of Glunz. 1202 N. Wells St., 312-642-3000; Le Bar This sexy lobby-level destination at the Sofitel Chicago Water Tower attracts an international crowd. 20 E. Chestnut St., 312-324-4000; Market Bar Lively hangout convenient to the United Center. 1113 W. Randolph St., 312-929-4787; THE J. PARKER At long last, the Hotel Lincoln reopens its scenic rooftop patio for the season; sip a Cognac Sazerac and soak up the expansive city views. 1816 N. Clark St., 13th Fl., 312-254-4747; Municipal Bar + Dining Co. Sip cocktails inspired by Chicago's neighborhoods, from the Jameson-based Bridgeport to the Absolutspiked Ukranian Village. 216 W. Ohio St., 312-951-2125; NoMI Lounge Enjoy the Junipero gin-laden Driver cocktail while soaking up sights above the Magnificent Mile. 800 N. Michigan Ave., 312-239-4030; Pops for Champagne With nearly 200 Champagnes, this Tree Studios staple is prime real estate for a celebration. 601 N. State St., 312-266-7677; Pump Room A Chicago icon returns to its former glory under Ian Schrager. 1301 N. State Pkwy., 312-787-3700; Roof Hot-hot-hot spot at the top of the Wit hotel. 201 N. State St., 312-239-9501; Sub 51 Sexy subterranean lounge beneath the Melman brothers' Hub 51. 51 W. Hubbard St., 312-828-0051; TR Napa Valley Dark and intimate—a great place to get close over vino in the Gold Coast. 61 E. Oak St., 312-929-2299 The Underground Nightlife impresarios Billy Dec, Arturo Gomez, and Brad Young keep the buzz going beneath River North. 56 W. Illinois St., 312-644-7600; The Violet Hour The daddy of Chicago mixology bars. 1520 N. Damen Ave., 773-252-1500; continued on page 142 MICHIGANAVEMAG.COM 138-142_MA_TG_Listings_Spring13.indd 140 4/16/13 5:42 PM

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