Odds you’ll watch it in Old Town with a deep-fried bacon brat in your hand: increasingly high
Slap on a rally cap and make for The Vig, a classy, ’50s-leaning sports parlor where you’ll find antique telephones, cocktail flasks and the occasional deep-fried bratwurst. It’s soft-open now.
The “vig” represents the house’s cut on a bet. Great. Now let’s check out your actual odds here...
Odds you’ll notice those lights on the chandeliers are strung through scotch decanters: 4:1
Odds you’ll mistake the TVs behind the bar for mirrors: 2:1 (they’re plated with a specially made glass)
Odds you’ll want to see this slideshow: high
Odds you’ll order that deep-fried, Vig-exclusive Makowski’s bacon brat: 6:1
Odds something else on the menu strikes you: there are umami chicken wings and king crab bites, so...
Odds you’ll split a flask of frozen apple cider: 10:1
Odds you’ll split one if we said bourbon was involved: 5:1
Odds you’ll play “Maple Leaf Rag” on the antique piano in back: 10,000:1, because it’s been transformed into a DJ booth
And because what are the odds of you knowing “Maple Leaf Rag”...