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WhereTraveler-Chicago’s Top Sports Bars to Watch Football

 

When it comes to catching the game, the only thing better than the living room La-Z-Boy is an appreciative bar full of like-minded fans. The Windy City obliges wholeheartedly, raising the sports bar stereotype with creative decor, food that goes beyond wings and skins (though there’s plenty of that. too), local brews on tap, and, if nothing else, flat-screens galore…..

 

Newspost5 Oct-26

WGNtv.com-Secret to ‘reversing the Cubs curse’ is… goat tacos?

 

“As the excitement builds for next week’s game, Cubs fans across Chicago and the nation are hopeful the wild card spot turns into a successful post season.At the Butcher’s Tap on Southport, they have a plan and the secret? Reverse the Curse Goat Tacos. Put a little goat in your belly before the game walk it into Wrigley and put an end to that dreaded curse many think has plagued the team for decades. The tacos also come with pickled veggies, pablano jalapeno salsa, cilantro and cabbage.
WGN’s Amy Rutledge has details…”

 

News Post4 Oct-26

FSRMagazine-Restaurants Turn Focus to Oktoberfest Flavors

 

‘Like Hard Rock, Butcher’s Tap in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood began with the beer. Executive Chef Sean Currie, after looking at some new brew selections coming in, decided he wanted to extend that inspiration into the kitchen.
It didn’t hurt that he spent nine years studying German as a language and has always had an affinity for the cuisine, in a town he says naturally loves “beer and brats.”….’

 

Newspost3 10-29

Daily Herald- Wrigleyville bars feed Cubs fever

 

“Merkle’s isn’t the lone Wrigleyville hot spot jumping aboard the Cubs craziness. At The Butcher’s Tap, 3553 N. Southport, for instance, they are trying to reverse the Cubs curse by offering goat tacos throughout the playoff run….”

 

newspost2 10-26

Bar Native- 7 Places to Drink Craft Beer Near Wrigley

The Butcher’s Tap recently tried the whole reverse-the-curse thing by offering Goat Tacos. Whether it works or not, they still look delicious. Located in what was once a butcher’s shop, The Butcher’s tap has a delicious selection of burgers, sandwiches and of course, some great local craft beers. Click Learn More to see a full list of Craft beers on draft and in bottles at Butcher’s Tap!

newspost 10-26

Redeye Wednesday: Eat.Drink.Do. “Reverse the Curse”

The Wrigleyville spot fights the Curse of the Billy Goat by serving $3 goat tacos topped with queso fresco, jalapeno, lettuce, salsa and pickled vegetables throughout the Cubs’ playoffs run. 11 a.m.-2 a.m.

The Butcher’s Tap

The Butcher’s Tap

3553 N. Southport Ave. Chicago, IL 60657 Phone: (773) 325-0123

A Last Call concept based on the butcher shop founded in this location in
1932. We offer grass-fed meats the butcher would be proud of, organic
cheeses, and over 100 beers. Eighty of those beers on tap! Our goal is to
give our neighborhood a spot where they can watch the game, throw a party,
and feel good about it.

Hours:
Monday – Friday: 12:00pm – 1:00 am
Saturday – Sunday: 11:00am – 1:00 am

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Clover Chicago

Clover Sports & Leisure

722 W Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60654 Phone: (312) 344-1934

A neighborhood bar with an old school feel. A gorgeous custom built back bar and picture of 50’s and 60’s icons involved in sports and/or leisure are the decor. A perfect place to bring co-workers after work, to watch the game and hear “Last Call” with the friends you meet.

Hours:
Monday -Thursday: 5:00pm – 1:00am
Friday: 12:00pm – 1:00am
Saturday: 12:00pm – 1:00am
Sunday: 11:00am – 1:00am

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Full Shilling

The Full Shilling Public House

3724 N. Clark St. Chicago, IL 60613 Phone: (773) 248-3330

The perfect place for drinks before and after a game at Wrigley or a show at the Metro. Enjoy 10 Taps & a commendable Irish Whiskey selection. Two rooms make this the best spot to host a private party!

Hours:
Monday – Thursday: 5:00pm – 1:00am
Friday: 4:00pm – 1:00am
Saturday – sunday: 11:00am – 1:00am
Open 1HR Early For All Cubs Games

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