Strike up a conversation, and if sparks fly, go upstairs to the cocktail lounge and enjoy a classic Ramos gin fizz.
Tucked between a couple towering office buildings on Ontario street sits Murasaki Sake Lounge, one of Chicago’s best-kept secrets.
Van Paugam spins Japanese city pop classics every third Saturday night, so post up at the bar and strike up a conversation.
Lakeview East’s Dry Hop was also a contender, but its cousin to the west gets the nod thanks to the spacious and social atmosphere.
No, Logan Arcade doesn’t have the name recognition of the city’s more popular arcade-bar chains, but if you’re searching for your pinball wizard, look no further. ), there are also live events every day of the week, from blues to burlesque, from soul to rhythm & blues.