The bar chart | July 19–25, 2012
Our heated assessment of where to drink this week.
BLACK BULL Wicker Park really likes tapas. And sangria. Actually, mostly sangria. 1721 W Division St (773-227-8600). file under: pintxo me
DRAGON RANCH Two things Rockit Ranch Productions’ new spot holds sacred: moonshine and barbecue. 441 N Clark St (312-955-1900). file under: white lightning
EMPORIUM ARCADE BAR Mario Bros., meet craft beer. 1366 N Milwaukee Ave (773-697-7922). file under: beer geeks, nostalgia
THE FOUNTAINHEAD Just when we thought this rooftop was never going to open…. 1970 W Montrose Ave (773-697-8204). file under: beer geeks
GINO'S EAST SPORTS BAR The former Edwardo’s Natural Pizza still serves deep-dish, but in a bar setting. 521 S Dearborn St (312-939-1818). file under: deep-dish lives!
HOMESTEAD Roots tapped consultant Revae Schneider for its new rooftop spot’s cocktail program. 1924 W Chicago Ave (no phone). file under: you grow it, you eat it
UNTITLED This “speakeasy” has storage lockers—for your liquor bottles. 111 W Kinzie St (312-880-1511). file under: unmarked doors
TRENCHERMEN WD-50 transplant Tona Palomino is behind the cocktails at the Sheerins’ restaurant. 2039 W North Ave (773-661-1540). file under: cocktailians, good enough to eat