April 27, 2018

On a warm Chicago day, there is one place to be: posted on a great rooftop or patio, beverages and bites within reach. To that end, we've compiled a list of outdoor dining spaces throughout the city, organized by neighborhood, so everyone can eat alfresco all season lo...

April 16, 2018

Photo by Jaclyn Rivas

Like a lush, globetrotting dinner party set inside environs fit for a Wes Anderson flick, Beatnik delivers bright, shareable fare and knockout cocktails.


Bonhomme Hospitality (Celeste, Black Bull) has a knack for aesthetics, and this dramatic,...

April 9, 2018

Wine experts from across the country weigh in on what rosé styles they expect to sell well.

Lasting power

"Rosé isn't going anywhere. Hopefully, it becomes a mainstay rather than just a few-year trend. With the social media campaigns that have supported it, rosé will und...

April 9, 2018

Wow friends and family with your vegetarian culinary skills with these delicious and super elevated recipes from Chicago restaurants...

This delicious dish from Beatnik is loaded with flavor and color.

Step 1: Tahini Yogurt

  • 1 qt. Greek Yogurt

  • 4 tbsp Tahini Paste


April 5, 2018

How to make the most of a break to the third biggest US city

People tend to fall in love with Chicago very quickly. Visually stunning, with some of the most impressive architecture on earth, the Windy City also does a nice sideline in hidden heritage, cultural heavyweig...

April 5, 2018


Outdoor courtyards and slushies may not be anyone’s idea of a perfect winter evening in Chicago. But the Windy City’s weather is irrelevant at Beatnik. The courtyard is heated, glass-ceiling covered, and cozy. Spiked with Rye and Amont...

April 5, 2018

Beatnik is located on the north side of Chicago Ave. just west of Ashland Ave. in the West Town neighborhood of Chicago.  This place has a cool relaxing vibe no matter what time you go.  My wife and I have gone to Beatnik for brunch on the weekends and for dinner.  Wha...

April 2, 2018


If that big news you shared at dinner was the kind that merits a celebration, head to one of these spots and buy everyone a round. or let them treat you.

"......Everything about the bar at Beatnik in West Town is fun. The elaborate decor, l...

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