Drinks, Bars & Nightlife

The ramen every college student loved and survived on has graduated. Strings Ramen in Chinatown is where you need to go to experience traditional Japanese Ramen with a group of friends. The menu at Strings is endless and has something for everyone's tastes.

Five of Chicago’s most iconic cocktail bars are coming together December 12 – 16 to celebrate the legacy of bartending’s first superstar, 19th century bon vivant Jerry Thomas.
 

At Bar Siena in Chicago's West Loop, Top Chef Fabio Viviani's philosophy is to “cook as simple as possible ‘with your own twist.’” You will understand his philosophy completely after one experience at Bar Siena. Come in hungry or with a group and share.

210 Restaurant & Live Music Lounge, located at 210 Green Bay Road in Highwood, Illinois, combines music and food and cocktails to create the ambiance of a true supper club.

In October, Dolce Italian at The Godfrey Hotel has added a $10 lunch special, that allows guests to choose from select menu items and includes either a 3 oz glass of wine or other beverage. This lunch special is a dine-in only option. Dolce has added many new fall inspired dishes that will please all guests.

Find out the winners of Time Out Chicago Love Chicago Awards and fall in love with the stories of these small businesses.

The "winningest man in barbecue” opens restaurant in the Wrigleyville neighborhood of Chicago.

October 29th, the Godfrey Hotel was haunted, for its second year in a row and I was fortunately able to attend. I|O Godfrey and Chicago Scene presented the return of “Haunted Hotel” at the Godfrey. A night full of screams around every corner, creatures lurking in the shadows and Chicago’s best dressed is what you got at the Haunted Hotel.

Halloween Chicago

Halloween lovers can enjoy the spooky holiday in the suburbs and city with some of the best Halloween celebrations in Chicagoland.