From Goth food and artisan tacos to an intimate wine bar from a popular restaurant group and a rum hideaway within a tiki lounge, the new restaurants and bars that hit Chicago in last month are nothing if not diverse. Read on for the scoop, and keep scrolling for a comprehensive list of the best overall restaurants in Chicago, too.
A rum-soaked experience within tiki stalwart Three Dots & a Dash
Stocked with a curated selection of rare and high-end rums, this 22-seat bar-inside-a-bar is the stuff that rum geeks’ dreams are made of. Explore the nuances of the versatile spirit by way of a signature daiquiri program that features four house rum blends, as well as unique cocktails that reach beyond the usual tiki suspects, including the Chancer in the Aloha Shirt imbued with coconut-fat washed malt whiskey. In addition to an a la carte menu, this spot also promises guided tastings tailored to guests preferences, guest bartenders, rum classes, and more.