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Where to Drink Cocktails Right Now in Chicago

A Wrigleyville Pub Runs Out of Luck After 50 Years

Chicago’s Lost Lake Reopens Sans Its Famed Tiki Drinks — and, It Hopes, the Genre’s Colonialist Baggage

Nobody’s Darling, Chicago’s New Black-Owned Queer Bar, Looks to the Future

Andersonville’s new cocktail spot could be a blueprint for tomorrow

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Eater Chicago’s Last-Minute Road Trip Guide

For those who need trip ideas, find all of Eater Chicago’s travel-related guides in one place

Pizza Potstickers Land in Logan Square at Bar With an Alien Vibe

A Thoughtful Bar Pop-Up Gives Logan Square a Dedicated Space for Agave

Goose Island 2021 Bourbon County Eight-Beer Lineup Introduces a Cola Flavor

United Center Fan Favorite WestEnd to Close After 14 Years

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The Saga of Chicago ‘Tamale Guy’ Claudio Velez

The diminutive Mexican immigrant stands tall as a titan over Chicago’s bar scene

A Tropical River North Bar Takes Inspiration From India’s White Sand Beaches

Party Animals Can Feast on Tall Stacks of Burgers at a Twinkly New River North Bar

Tamale Guy Visits 20 Bars and Makes 1,500 Tamales on First Day Back

Kumiko, One of the ‘World’s Greatest Places,’ Returns Next Month With a New Food Menu

A Bar Devoted to Hard Seltzer Bubbles Up in Chicago

Vacant For Years, Nick’s Uptown Space Gets a New Tenant

A Venerable Chicago Bar Now Serves Tandoori-Marinated Chicken Tenders

A Lively West Loop Bar Adds a Spacious New Second Floor

Chicago’s New Midnight Cutoff for Alcohol Sales at Liquor Stores Matches New York

After Nearly a Century, the Carbide & Carbon Building Opens a Rooftop Bar

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The 28 Essential Bars in Chicago

José Andrés Adds Speakeasy-Style Basement Bar to First Chicago Restaurant

Star Sommelier and Friends Revamp West Loop Slashie

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Now Seeks a Midnight Cutoff For Alcohol Sales at Stores

A Mighty Chicago Craft Beer Shop Debuts a Restaurant

Illinois Makes To-Go Cocktails Legal Until 2024

Illinois May Allow Bars to Serve Free Booze With Proof of Vaccination

Tamale Guy Sidelined as Chicago’s Bars Roar Once More

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4 A.M. Bars Return in Chicago This Weekend

The city and state loosen a variety of restrictions following new guidance from the CDC

Open Streets Dining Returns This Weekend to Lakeview

New York-Style Pizzeria Replaces Fabled Lakeview Bacon Den Paddy Long’s

Guthries Tavern to Rise Again This Summer Under New Ownership in Wrigleyville