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4. Punch House

Punch House is a ’70s-rec-room-themed basement bar from the trendsetters behind Longman & Eagle (in Logan Square) and sister restaurant Dusek’s (upstairs).   Photo: Clayton Hauck

Punch has been around since the 1600s. The carbonated soda gun? That’s a 20th-century invention. Leave it to a ’70s-rec-room-themed basement bar, the latest from the trendsetters behind Longman & Eagle (in Logan Square) and sister restaurant Dusek’s (upstairs), to marry the two—and to serve up the result in the hazy glow of a massive aquarium that is another nod to the vintage theme. Speaking of haze, this concoction is a complex and delightfully effervescent sipper that lands at your barstool quicker than you can whip out your credit card and start a tab, and will land you on the floor if you sip too many.

Who’s there: A refreshingly unclassifiable crowd, ranging from middle-aged artists to students

What to order: Garrick Club (gin, cherry liqueur, raw sugar, lemon juice, and carbonation)

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