The bar chart | May 31–June 6, 2012
Our heated assessment of where to drink this week.
DEUCE’S & THE DIAMOND CLUB The new weekly Sunday party here is called Detox. Ha, the irony. 3505 N Clark St (773-644-5554).
file under: cabana service
THE DRINKINGBIRD Nostalgia for the 1960s informs not only the drinks but also the decor at this new lounge. 2201 N Clybourn Ave (773-472-9920).
file under: cocktailians, Don Draper syndrome
MERCER ONE THIRTEEN The owners of Moe’s Cantina expand the River North scene. 113 W Hubbard St (312-396-0113).
file under: swank spots
THE MONKEY’S PAW Whiskey, craft beer, duck-confit poutine. Welcome to your newest gastropub. 2524 N Southport Ave (773-413-9314).
file under: beer geeks
ROOF AT THE WIT Now, the entirety of the 27th-floor lounge is covered with a retractable glass roof. 201 N State St (312-239-9501).
file under: bottle service, rooftop, swank spots
SOFO TAP If you thought Bear Night was crowded before, there’s even more of them on the back patio. 4923 N Clark St (773-784-7636).
file under: gay-friendly, body hair
TERRACE AT THE PENINSULA This summer’s theme pays homage to “Shanghai’s golden era of glamour.” 108 E Superior St (312-573-6695).
file under: urban oasis
TERRACE AT TRUMP Speaking of themes, Trump went with “So Chic.” As in: “Chic”En lollipops. Yup. 401 N Wabash Ave (312-588-8600).
file under: money can’t buy taste