The Berkshire Room, a new craft cocktail lounge housed inside River North’s Acme Hotel (15 E. Ohio St.), provided a cozy setting for a drizzly Saturday night out. The latest venture from the Fifty/50 guys features old-school aesthetics, such as the carnival marquee sign above the bar and dark side rooms trimmed with remnants of liquor barrels. The crowd—a mix of out-of-towners (being the ground floor of a hotel near the Mag Mile and all) and curious cocktail connoisseurs—sampled specialty libations created by mixologist Benjamin Schiller.
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