This casual spot next to the cheese shop Pastoral is filled with North Siders catching up over plates of charcuterie. Friendly servers will guide you through the 21 wines available by the glass, which include some excellent European and West Coast vintages. 5212 N. Clark St., 773-358-7181

Crowd Relaxed and all ages
Food Cheeses, meats, and a full Eurocentric dinner menu
Top Tipple Hermanos Malbec, $10