Esquire picks Chicago’s Drawing Room as best in America


 Esquire magazine has selected The Drawing Room, 937 N. Rush St., as one of the best bars in America. The magazine describes the establishment as “functional, not fancy,” with comfortable chairs and low tables in a modern basement setting. It highlights  the bar’s  Old Man, the Monk and the Sea cocktail. To read more, see the magazine’s website.

Updated 3:20 p.m.