Booze & View in Chicago
In the mood for a few cocktails along with a film or two? Check out these places that allow alcohol with a side of visual stimulation…
Just a short trip from our hostel, The Vic Theater’s Brew and View offers cheap admissions, $3 beers Monday-Wednesday, and a quick survey you can fill out to get buy one/get one free admission. They do not allow outside food or drink, but they have a menu that includes: hot dogs, pizza, beer, and well drinks. Catch a flick here at 3145 N Sheffield ave around the corner from the Belmont Red & Brown Line.
In the heart of downtown, the Gene Siskel Film Center emphasizes independent movies, classics, film festival events, and generally good movies that fall under the radar. Tickets usually range from $10-11, and they have beer & wine for sale. Go to 164 N. State St. and enjoy. Also, read about the famous Chicago movie critic, Gene Siskel. The film center is an easy walk from the red, brown, or blue lines from the Lake St. stop.
Delilah’s proves to be many things: neighborhood pub, punk rock bar, whiskey heaven, Monday $1 beer night, but they also show some of the greatest & strangest films made. From a line of Godzilla movies to cult classics, martial arts, scifi & horror. Stop in, try one of 400 different whiskeys, enjoy a movie. Located at Lincoln & Diversey (15 minute walk from our hostel).
New to Chicago, The City Winery opens its doors to both wine enthusiasts & those in the market for live music. Check out their massive menu here including a ton of wine and excellent food options as well. There events range from well-known artists to wine & champagne tastings so peep the schedule and try this new place tonight! 1200 W Randolph St.