Damp January? We hardly knew you. 2024’s first month is done in a flash, and maybe the groundhog will give Chicagoans some good news about spring. Regardless, it’s time for the latest Eater Chicago Cocktail Heatmap.
This listing features mostly new taverns or restaurants with notable cocktail or beer offerings. Think of it as a sibling to Eater’s bedrock, its monthly restaurant heatmap.
A quartet of bars arrives — Chicago’s first Black-owned brewery taproom, a hot owner-operated West Town dive, a unique Japanese-Mexican fusion spot in Wicker Park, and a Logan Square favorite worth stopping by again. Cheers.Read More