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2015 Top 10 Craft Cocktail Bars in the U.S.


The Aviary, Alinea chef Grant Achatz's newfangled cocktail lounge in Chicago, is a neutral-hued spot pouring complex cocktails — in custom-designed vessels, no less. Offerings include a riff on the Rob Roy made with Scotch, Pedro Ximenez 1985 and lavender air. The beer list is worth a look-see, too; it houses some unique suds.

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and Best Happy Hours in Chicago


 




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RESTAURANT AWARDS

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