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Bascule Opens Reservation Lines; 'Barrel Aged' Movie Premiere and Tasting; More

Plus: prepare for TBOX and Funky Buddha Lounge is closed at least temporarily.

Bascule Wine Bar
Bascule Wine Bar

TAYLOR STREET—Bascule, the forthcoming wine-focused restaurant on Taylor Street, has officially opened the reservation lines via OpenTable. The first available date is Jan. 3. [EaterWire]

LOGAN SQUARE—Head over to Logan Auditorium tomorrow to watch the premiere of the BeerFX film "Barrel Aged", a behind-the-scenes look at barrel-aging beer, and taste beers from more than 12 breweries. Tickets cost $45. [EaterWire]

WRIGLEYVILLE—Expect more drunken mobs than usual around Clark and Addison tomorrow, as TBOX kicks off at 8 a.m. Alderman Tom Tunney (44th Ward) has set up first aid stations, a hotline, and deployed "several hundred additional private security personnel and off-duty CPD officers" to help police the massive and often scandalous annual Christmas-themed bar crawl. [EaterWire]

RIVER WEST—The saga of Funky Buddha Lounge continues. The embattled bar and club is now closed for at least a week following the recent shootings outside. [DNAinfo]


1421 W Taylor St, Chicago, IL (312) 763-6912 Visit Website

Funky Buddha Lounge

728 W Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60654 (312) 666-1695 Visit Website