Taking a break from booze? Try a mocktail at one of these 14 Chicago spots

Taking a break from booze? Try a mocktail at one of these 14 Chicago spots

Chicago Tribune |
Samantha Nelson |
Jan 15, 2019
Original Article: "Taking a break from booze? Try a mocktail at one of these 14 Chicago spots"

After more than a month of indulging in eggnog, bubbly and Christmas ale, it’s understandable if the holiday season has left you feeling boozed out. Taking a break from alcohol doesn’t mean you need to limit yourself to water or iced tea when you go out. These 14 spots offer mocktails that skip the spirits but bring the flavor.

Oyster Bah

1962 N. Halsted St., 773-248-3000

Try booze-free versions of classic cocktails at the Lincoln Park restaurant including a mojito featuring pineapple and spiced ginger syrups, pineapple chunks, lime and pineapple juices, mint and bitters, and sangria made from apple cider, lime juice, pear syrup, bitters and diced apples and pears. Both drinks are $10.

RPM Steak

66 W. Kinzie St., 312-284-4990

Lunch diners at the River North restaurant can head back to work sharp after sipping a Spiced Pineapple ($6), pineapple and lime juice topped with a slice of jalapeño, a sprig of cilantro, grated lime zest and crushed pink peppercorn.

Three Dots and a Dash

435 N. Clark St., 312-610-4220

The River North cocktail bar is known for its elaborately styled shareable drinks and you can still get the tropical fun without the booze when you order The Gift to Your Future Self ($18), a blend of Asian pear juice, coconut water, green tea, honey and ginger poured in a coconut big enough to serve two.

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