Seen on the Scene

2 years
ago

Weekend Photos: Drumbar

We’ve been fans of Drumbar for a while, but when Craig Schoettler stepped behind the bar late last year, the clubby lounge at the Raffaello Hotel turned into a must-visit destination in the city…

2 years
ago

Weekend Photos: Billy Sunday

We first caught wind of Matthias Merges’ (Yusho) plan to open a 50-seat drinking hole in Logan Square back in August…

2 years
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Weekend Photos: Bub City

Some recalled the restaurant’s original version (which shuttered fourteen years ago) and were hungry for a taste of the updated barbecue offerings…

2 years
ago

Weekend Photos: The Glunz Tavern

After a not-so-brief hiatus (Glunz 1.0 shuttered 90 years ago, as a result of Prohibition), The Glunz Tavern has finally resurfaced…

2 years
ago

Weekend Photos: Park Tavern

We headed to United Center-adjacent Park Tavern on Saturday to check out the gastropub’s inaugural Bulls’ home game service…

2 years
ago

Weekend Photos: Pl-zen

It’s not often that Seen on the Scene takes us to Pilsen, so when we heard of the new subterranean gastropub, Pl-zen, we zipped over to 18th Street…

2 years
ago

Weekend Photos: Half Acre Tap Room

Since Half Acre Tap Room debuted two weeks ago, weekends have brought wall-to-wall beer geeks and neighborhood folks, all clamoring for tastes of Half Acre faves…