Spring in Chicago is almost always an uncertain thing, but here it is mid-May and it looks like the warm weather may be here to stay. And that means outdoor drinking is now an option. This latest edition of the Eater Chicago cocktail heatmap includes several patios, but also elegant cocktail lounges, cozy sports bars, and welcoming neighborhood joints, serving just about any kind of beverage — even non-alcoholic — that anyone could ask for.
For updated information on coronavirus cases, please visit the city of Chicago’s COVID-19 dashboard. Health experts consider dining out to be a high-risk activity for the unvaccinated; it may pose a risk for the vaccinated, especially in areas with substantial COVID transmission. The latest CDC guidance is here; find a COVID-19 vaccination site here.Read More