NileGuide Expert Says:
Try the Monkey Gland: a classic cocktail made with gin, grenadine and fresh orange juice in an absinthe-rimmed glass.
738 N Clark, 2nd floor
Chicago, IL 60654
tel: (312) 397-1961
Monday-Friday 5:00pm-2:00am, Saturday 7:00pm-3:00am, Sunday Closed
Slide into a sleek booth in this 60's-style bar where classic cocktails are king. Try sipping an old-school highball like the Moscow Mule, Scotch and Soda, or French 75, or take on the new with the likes of a Sophia & Marcello (equal parts Hum and Campari topped with ginger beer). The enormous selection of curious ingredients (cherry bitters?!) coming out of the Eames-inspired furnishings are brought to you by Perry Fotopoulos, one of original owners of the Tasting Room in the nearby West Loop. Located on the second floor, Highball Lounge offers a reprieve from the usual hustle, bustle, and see-and-be-seen of the neighborhood.
Photo courtesy of Highball Lounge