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T+L's Definitive Guide to Chicago

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Where to Head After Dark

With a storied history of bootleggers and speakeasies, Chicago has always been a tippler’s town; but it’s come a long way since bathtub hooch. In Logan Square, Dan Shapiro’s Scofflaw draws crowds for its gin-focused cocktails.

Devotees of Trader Vic’s have a chic new tiki temple: Three Dots & a Dash in River North.

Behind a nondescript door in Wicker Park, Violet Hour serves handcrafted drinks (try the Hush & Wonder, made of Matusalem rum, lime, and crème de violette).

Ward Eight, in Evanston, is a saloon-style bar with well-worn church pews; get the Hemingway.

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