Wine bars have evolved quite a bit in recent years, and now appear in a lot more varieties than they used to. You don’t have to be a glasses-and-turtleneck Wine Spectator subscriber to appreciate them, either, as the food (and, yes, beer) at many local establishments has broadened the wine bar appeal…
Chicago may be a known as a beer-and-a-shot kind of town, but now, oenophiles can look for that elusive hint of eucalyptus and blackcurrants in their cabernet as they await their flights off to faraway destinations.
Just because you and your sweetheart have to get up the next day doesn’t mean that your mid-week dates have to lack a sense of occasion. While the long, luxurious outings are great for weekends, we’ve picked out a few choices place to dine so you can get cozy up and share some romance – even if it is a school night.
Chicago may be best known as a beer-and-a-shot town. When you think of the local bar scene, you likely think of Old Style and the Bears game before you ever think of words like “varietal” and “bouquet.” But even though Sonoma and Napa may be far, far away, Chicago more than holds its own in the realm of wine bars. Here are five suggestions.