It needs no introduction, but the finest spirit of all is alive and well at these spots, which shake and stir some fine tequila cocktails.
Chicago's quintessential upscale Mex spot. Make your reservation weeks in advance (really!), sip a Topolo margarita, and order extra guac.
Mixology minus attitude--how refreshing! Tell the bartender which spirit you fancy, and let them mix you a killer custom cocktail. Cash only!
Simply adorable. The menu has no duds, but my top picks are the chips & guac, pork tacos, and cheese curds (yeah, you heard me!).
Bartenders are genius (and fun!) & can concoct potions tailored to your tastes. Plan to eat here & stick around for free cookies @ midnight!
Be bold & taste the wacky-sounding meaty plates; they're indulgent & delish. Dinner's always a zoo, so I love the dialed-down brunch.
Shockingly awesome bar food, from the fancy popcorn to juicy burger & boozy Italian ice. Beer menu is top-notch, as is service. Lovely patio
Such a diamond in the rough! Fun picnic-theme patio w/ ping pong. Menu always in flux, but try tartare & squid. Dessert, cocktails a must.
Sheer perfection. Try the grilled tofu, soba noodles, and mochi for dessert. The daily draft cocktail is fun and affordable. Good pick for vegetarians.