“Hey, let’s get a drink.”
In the pantheon of let’s-find-out-where-this-is-leading gambits, it’s a road-tested, all-weather
standby. A solid B-plus.
“Hey, let’s get a drink and some wiener schnitzel sliders.”
Suddenly, you’re in exciting, uncharted territory.
Welcome to Amuse
, now open in the new lobby of Swissôtel Chicago and making a play to be your new
go-to for Bavarian pretzels and hibiscus daiquiris. (Please, let your old place down easy.)
No, this won’t replace the Palm as a spot to entertain clients over big New York strips and martinis. But
if you turn right at the hotel’s entrance and enter the lobby—all shimmery after a $10 million renovation
—you’ve got a place for other
A cocktail with that skittish investor.
Just expand your standard elevator pitch into a
and bar snack pitch. (One word: olives. There’s a great future in deep-fried
olives stuffed with sausage and goat cheese.)
She wants small plates, but you don’t.
Everything’s available in two sizes: Taste and
Share—because you really never know how many veal schnitzel sliders or fried avocados
it will take to satisfy you.
You need to demonstrate your dominance in the arena of video game tennis.
Head to the Media
Room, a snug low-ceilinged room behind the bar in back to play their Wii.
Federer has nothing on you.
at Swissôtel Chicago
323 E Wacker Dr
Chicago, IL 60601