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“small, little unobtrusive place ..but a great little restaurant-bar” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Small Bar
Cuisines: International
Neighborhood: Lincoln Park
Restaurant details
Neighborhood: Lincoln Park
Chicago, Illinois
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73 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
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“small, little unobtrusive place ..but a great little restaurant-bar”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2011

Went with friends before movie-night for light dinner/appetizers and wine. Their beer selection was more expansive than their wines but I was very pleasantly surprised with their very tasty food selection. Imaginative and different. Their specials included, among many other things, a $10 dish of chicken backs and wings - prepared so they were crispy , salty and delicious but not oily or battered - with an apricot glaze that was subtle and delightful. I had to fight to keep them! (I have gone back to the restaurant three times since , and apparently the chef likes to riff on different variations of the same dish , with different sauces, sometimes only chicken wings, no backs, etc. for his "specials" - available only evenings after 6PM. Absolutely a favorite!) They had vegan dishes, a yummy vegi-burger, delightful salads. I know it's supposed to be a bar, but really! With outdoor tables in front, way-above-average menu choices, and very modest prices, this is a great local casual restaurant choice.

  • Visited September 2011
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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