Did you make Yelp’s Cocktail of Chicago competition? There were sooo many tasty cocktails, but the winner was one of my FAVORITE places “The Walk-In.” I celebrated my birthday here this past August and I must say they have one of the best Happy Hours in the city. Congrats to the Walk-in for winning for their “The Get Down” cocktail. For more details on their happy hour program check out my past post. http://chiataglance.com/2017/07/new-happy-hour-alert-the-walk-in-logan-square/
(Chicago, IL) – Last night at the famed Chicago Symphony Orchestra, fifteen of Chicago’s top cocktail bars competed in Yelp’s Cocktail of Chicago Competition, and The Walk-In walked out on a high note, taking home first place with “The Get Down”. Over 1000 people attended the event and voted for their favorite cocktail from the following locations: The Bar & Table at CH Distillery, Baptiste & Bottle, Brando’s Speakeasy, Broken Shaker, Freehand Chicago, Joy District, Larry’s, Le Bar, Nacional 27, Primehouse, Polk Street Pub, Remedy, Roanoke Restaurant, Son of A Butcher by Whisk, and last but not least, The Walk-In. More event information from Yelp, here: https://www.yelp.com/events/chicago-yelps-cocktail-of-chicago-competition
“The Get Down” from The Walk-In is a lovely sipper of fresh pineapple and lime juice, Plantation Pineapple rum, and Drambuie garnished with fresh mint and topped with Angostura bitters. The drink was created by General Manger and Beverage Director of The Walk-In, Phillip Smith. “The Get Down” will now be featured as “The Cocktail of Chicago” on the menu of all the bars that competed in the event, and of course it’s still a mainstay at The Walk-In in Logan Square at 2727 North Milwaukee Avenue.
See You there! 🙂