HEADQUARTERS2833 N. Sheffield 773-665-5660
With a name coined by the frothy head of a draft beer, plus the quarters needed to play any of the 37 vintage arcade games lining the space, HEADQUARTERS (HQ) appeals to those looking for an alternative to the monotonous. From savvy Lakeview bar-going veterans and open-minded, beer-centric types to arcade game novices and enthusiasts, the well-rounded and entertaining locale appeals to players of all types, 365 days of the year. Skip out on laundry, save up those quarters and head back in time to play fan favorites such as Centipede, Donkey Kong, NBA Jam, Rampage, Tetris, Contra, Excite Bike, GORF, Spy Hunter, and Gauntlet, among many others! Beer lovers can rejoice over a curated craft beer list, including favorites like the Solem Oath IPA, Dark Horse Raspberry Ale, and Big Muddy Brewery Smashing Pumpkin, and can quench their thirst with any of the 16 options on tap.
Etno Village Grill
Etno Village Grill2580 N. Lincoln 773-698-8069
Located in the heart of Lincoln Park, Etno Village Grill brings gourmet taste in a quick service, rustic neighborhood setting. We offer juicy grass-fed signature burgers, grilled sandwiches and homemade soups and salads in addition to select European inspired street food specialties such as our critically acclaimed Cevap sausages. Etno Village Grill is the ideal place to eat before a show at the Apollo Theatre, to enjoy a relaxed evening with friends or family, or to savor some flavor. It is also BYOB with no corkage fees and spirits to purchase across the street. There is outdoor patio space for diners to enjoy their meal outdoors, weather permitting.
Kings County Tap
Kings County Tap2578 N. Lincoln
A rule-breaking, Brooklyn-inspired space will be shaking things up on the Lincoln Park scene. Kings County, the latest venture of Capacity Bar Group, plays on the authenticity of BK by barring the definitive nature of the industry and reveling in a constant state of evolution. The rotating menu will be comprised of handmade sodas and carbonated cocktails created by nationally renowned industry experts, alongside a variety of European-inspired street fare. To say the least, this comfortably refined establishment will be anything but ordinary. Prepare for the unexpected, because with this incredible concept, anything goes.
Machine1750 N. Clark
From a multi-tiered service regime to the well-engineered menu, this North Side restaurant isn't the result of one great dish, but the summation of all of its parts working together, like clockwork. Wind up with an elevated coffee menu that puts any other barista's offering on the backburner, along with a structured selection of handmade sodas, carbonated cocktails, and of course, craft brews. Wind down with a seasonal menu powered by Chef Chris Cason, who may be methodicial but is anything but mechanical thanks to fresh ingredients and artisanal detailing. Machine's cohesively combined components plug into a pre-war philosophy for an ultimately industrial era look, proving progressive and propelling.
Capacity Bar Group
Capacity Bar Group
Capacity Bar Group is a rule-breaking hospitality management and ownership company founded in late 2011. Generating change and progress by way of several moving parts, partners Brian Galati, Mark Kwiatkowski and Chireal Jordan personify the very essence of what it means to be a "machine." Each partner is a gear cut by his own experiences and expertise; each of their ideas serves as a lever, crafted by their inspirations and accomplishments; and every last bolt and screw is tightened by their passion for innovation. The CBG machine: in idea, in strategy, and now in company.