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- By ThrillistChicago's Best Secret BarsWhile the term "speakeasy" has been so overused that it’s devolved into little more than marketing, it’s always fun to feel like you’re in on a secret. And in a city like Chicago with such a rich history of illicit hooch, the possibilities for a little good old-fashioned bar mystery remain as plentiful as disappointed Bears fans on Sunday. These “secret” Chicago “speakeasies” may make you work a little harder to find them, but that’s all part of the fun. Here are the best hidden and speakeasy-themed bars in Chicago, with tips on how to get into them.10 items
- By GalavanteChicago From The InsideOur Galavante founder, Christine Drinan, who’s been to over 100 countries around the world and is on her way to 195, has a local guide of her favorite spots in Chicago, which is where she grew up. "Although I live in New York, I was raised in Chicago. So, Chicago, with all my friends and family, is a nostalgic place for me. It has some of the very best food in the country, and I always try to find one new spot every time I’m there. But I also love going back to my old standbys."13 items
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