And other times, you want a bit more mystery in your night…
So when we heard about a stylish and modern sports bar opening up in River North, which also happened to have a little secret waiting for visitors, well, let's just say we were intrigued.
Introducing District Bar, opening tomorrow, a drinking/dining/cheering den inspired by your love of a great game… whether it's baseball or Clue.
District Bar covers all the bases of a contemporary sports hang—you've got your Blackbird-trained chef whipping up short-rib-and-Taleggio grilled cheeses, 360 degrees of flat-screens, a strong menu of craft brews and a wall of retractable glass opening onto Ontario Street.
But it also packs a little something extra for you and your friends. In a touch worthy of Agatha Christie (or maybe Al Capone), pull down just the right book in the front entryway (big hint: it's The Winter of Our Discontent), and you'll be swept back into your very own private speakeasy, complete with a copper bar, leather-tufted banquettes and space for a few parlor games.
Try doing that with a Kindle.