The Chaser

July 2010

4 years
ago

A Look at Lillie’s Q, Plus Glamorama Preview

This morning my friend Jenny IM’d me on Facebook to ask, “I wonder if there’s any vodka left at Lillie’s Q?” Yep, it was that kind of night. More on Lillie’s Q in a minute. Our spree began with cocktail hour on the patio at Eno, the InterContinental Hotel’s wine, cheese and chocolate lounge…

4 years
ago

The Great Escape: Icy Cocktails, Cool Hangouts

Feel free to remind me of this throughly ungrateful statement sometime in mid-February, but at this very moment I can’t help it: I’ve had it up to here with the heat. I want to take a break from sweating while waiting for a patio seat, sweating while making small talk, sweating while sipping a warmish beer and sweating while eating a link of encased meat…

4 years
ago

Strange Barfellows (Plus a Booze Cruise for Beer Fans)

When most people think of Duke of Perth, a Scottish bar in Lake View with more than 75 types of single-malt whiskey on its menu, they think of the following: 1. whiskey (duh), 2. endless fish and chips, 3. green peas, and 4. the back patio, with a pretty cherry tree (or at least what looks like a cherry tree, but I’m no dendrologist) in the middle…