Its amazing how fast four days can slip by, even when the main activity on the travelog was eating. The Bristol last night was my best overall experience. They have the whole package figured out, and Chicagoland is beating a path to their door.


The Violet Hour is proof that signage is optional, if indeed you have a reason for people to enter and re-enter your front door. I was warned about its obscurity, and even still, walked right by it twice. Excellent, hand crafted cocktails with an urban pricetag.

Excuse me, but could you tell me where the…