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Only One Irish Bar In Chicago Ranked Among Top 50 In The U.S.

By Ariel Cheung | March 22, 2017 11:59am | DNAinfo AVONDALE — There’s no denying that Chief O’Neill’s is about as Irish as it gets. From its namesake Chicago police superintendent to the menu stocked with Irish staples, the Avondale bar has been steeped in Irish tradition since it opened in 1999. And as it

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7 Hottest New Bars In Chicago

From boozy slushies to elegant martinis, these Chicago hot spots have raised the bar on our city’s drinking scene. Far beyond the confines of Downtown, new booze dens can be found along nondescript stretches of Logan Square, high inside hospital buildings and everywhere in between. Consider this our help in navigating. 1. Estero (Logan Square)

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Best Chicago Bourbon Bars

These 6 Chicago Bars Just Made The Top Bourbon Bars List

Lovers of brown spirits, rejoice. You’re living in the right city. The Bourbon Review has named six different Chicago bars to its list of the 80 best bourbon bars in the United States, and if you haven’t visited them all, this is a great list to tape to your refrigerator. It’s not a surprise that

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14 Chicago Restaurants, Chefs Revealed As Finalists For 2016 James Beard Awards

( – The finalists for the 2016 James Beard Awards were just announced in San Francisco, and once again, Chicago area chefs and restaurants made a strong showing. Fourteen local restaurants and chefs made the cut, up from 10 last year. That includes an outstanding restaurant nod for Alinea on its first year of eligibility,

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