**Warm up with some food & spirits at any of these cozy Chicago taverns….
In a neighborhood to the north, lies a comfortable watering hole called Simon’s. Not only voted for the best jukebox in all of the town, during the cold season they serve delicious Glögg (traditional Swedish mulled wine with spices served warm), the wine comes in both classic red and white. Check out a local favorite in the charming neighborhood of Andersonville. 5210 N. Clark St.
Sure, drinking a few good beers is fun, but hit up one of these special spots for a masterfully made cocktail….
the violet hour.
You deserve a fancy cocktail. At the Violet Hour, a specially designed mixed drink is waiting for you, their menu consisting of just about 40 drinks, is designed to “wow” even the most pretentious cocktail connoisseur. Specialty ingredients like green chartreuse, rose water, creme de cocoa really make the drinks. Try and drop by earlier as the place does fill up. Dress formally and expect to pay around $12 per drink. 1520 N. Damen ave.