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The South Loop destination draws a mix of students, tourists, and local fans, particularly when Guy himself headlines. The place gets so packed that aisles are marked on the flooring and monitored by bouncers who make sure standing-room-only patrons keep them clear (see p96). Green Mill Cocktail Lounge A former Prohibition era speakeasy, Uptown’s landmark Green Mill is a vintage treasure with a sweeping curved bar, vinyl booths, fading murals, and an authentic air of Chicago’s gangster past. The city’s premier jazz talents like Kurt Elling and Patricia Barber regularly play gigs here and Uptown Poetry Slam feature every sunday.
CLA Signature restaurant of chef Rick Bayless, Frontera Grill is credited with bringing authentic regional Mexican food – rather than Tex-Mex taco fare – stateside. Chili-roasted salsas and rich moles accompany grilled meats and delicious seafood. Since reservations are only available for parties of more than six, seats in the colorful, folk art-filled room go early as smaller groups try to avoid disappointment (see p83). Lou Mitchell’s DAMEN AVENUE Frontera Grill Gibson’s Steak House WESTERN AVENUE The hearty, rustic fare of Rome and its surrounding regions distinguishes Mia Francesca from the Italian pack.
Asians and nonAsians alike flock to aroma-filled dim-sum restaurants that serve a mouthwatering selection of dumplings, duck, egg rolls, and other delicacies. Shops sell everything from lanterns to delicate tea sets and mysterious Chinese herbs (see p94). First called Hardscrabble, this South Side neighborhood is one of the city’s oldest, being settled in the 1830s by Irish laborers who came to help build the IllinoisMichigan Canal. Bridgeport still has a mostly Irish population, and has bred five Chicago mayors, including Richard J.