A very good addition the the nightlife on Clark Street is teh upscale club 'Tryst'. Though comprising of only two rooms for lounging, it makes a good venue for events and private functions as well. Sporting striking interiors, complete with touches of stainless steel, the chic decor complements the equally happening vibe of this place. With a buzzing schedule of DJ nights and themed specials, there is always something to look forward to at Tryst. Known for it's premium martinis, the bar also features six taps of beer and a host of other drinks to enliven your spirits. Couple your drink with an appetizer or salad from the menu. Promising a fun social scene, singles might just have a 'tryst' with someone interesting.
The Diner Grill is a delightful place and looks very unassuming from the outside. Located in an old whitewashed train car, this place has a fantastic lake view. At Diner Grill service is quick and good. The prices are very comforting to your wallets. Burger, omelets, traditional milkshakes, sandwiches and other delicacies are available to satiate a hearty appetite. So hop in at any time to treat your taste buds with this delicious fare.
1060 West Addison Street Wrigley Field Chicago, IL 60613
The Stadium Club at Wrigley Field, is a restaurant where one can enjoy a wholesome meal in the company of fellow baseball fans, especially of the legendary Chicago Cubs. The decor is done up such as to evoke fond memories of past victories, exciting matches and favorite players' records. One can really soak in the charged atmosphere of an ongoing game at the Wrigley Field while dining at the Club. With a seating capacity of around 200 and a wide menu to choose from, the Stadium Club makes American baseball a more exciting experience. The Club is open throughout the year for all, except during Cubs games, when it is open exclusively for members.
Cozy, comfy and crowded best describe Arco de Cuchilleros. Summer entices flocks of patio patrons. Food is first-rate here - everything from mussel-laden chowder to homemade tomato bread, a garlic and cheese concoction worth tasting. Entrees and specials run the gamut from calamari with cayenne and lemon to a spinach tart. Try the tuna steak grilled in a blend of spices with peppers and onions. Paella proves to be substantial even for the hearty eater. Desserts are standard fare. Service is personal and pleasant.
Roscoe Village is a comfortable, working class neighborhood that has become more and more attractive of late because of its shady streets and reasonable rents. Village Tap is the favorite hangout of the locals - a place where the bartender might, in fact, know your name. With 31 kinds of beer on tap, good food in the kitchen, and lots of board games, plus a large beer garden, where else would you want to ruin your liver?
Stark walls landscaped with a plethora of photos distinguish this popular place in Lakeview. The bustling Mia Francesca resides in an old candy store and is one of the city's most authentic Italian restaurants. The menu changes daily, but you might find roasted salmon with sea scallops or selections of veal, chicken and sea bass. Pasta dishes dominate the entrees. The spinach ravioli is a crowd pleaser. Simple desserts complete the meal. Reservations are not accepted, and you can usually count on a wait, but the antique bar is a good place to settle in and pass the time.
Cullen's is quite possibly the best and the most authentic Irish pub in the city of Chicago. Recent immigrants from the Emerald Isle flock here for the carefully poured Guinness and the homey charm. You do not have to be Irish to appreciate the antique bar, the friendly atmosphere and the array of wonderful soups and sandwiches on the menu. Cullen's is an especially nice place for a before- or after-theater drink, as the Mercury Theatre is right next door.
Sheffield's is a wonderful, sit-down-and-take-your-time kind of a restaurant and bar located just off the busy Belmont Avenue. Word is out about this place, so weeknights are better for fighting off crowds. Relax at the vintage bar and pick from more than 80 beers to sip on while eating some of the best barbecue in Chicago. During the summer, there is a pleasant beer garden in back for drinking, eating and just plain schmoozing, complete with an outdoor bar, fire-pit and picnic tables. Private party rooms are also available for special events with flexible drink and food packages for groups of 25 to 150.
Chicago, once called the hog butcher to the world, has never been kind to vegetarians. Finally, there is a place they can call home. Chicago Diner is one of the city's exclusively vegetarian and vegan restaurants and it serves up a variety of creative dishes that will make meat eaters forget all about it. Try one of the veggie Chili Melts or the strangely delicious Reuben Sandwich that is made from seitan instead of the usual Corned Beef. As an added bonus, a variety of alcoholic drinks are available as well as free parking.
If you are tired of eating at the dozens of Downtown Italian places, jump on the Red Line and shoot up to this romantic, and overlooked place for outstanding Italian food. Fornello serves homemade food, and all the ingredients are the freshest available. For vegetarians, there is an outstanding Grilled Polenta, Pumpkin Ravioli and an enormous serving of Vegetable Lasagna. For meat eaters, plenty of terrific dishes like Princess Veal and Chicken Breast Vesuvio are available. There is also a selection of pizzas made in the brick oven. Try the Pizza Margherita.
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