Join The Local Tourist and The Drinkingbird as we celebrate the 1960s with a glamorous soirée.


Come and groove with the crowd. For your pleasure, you will sip on six classic cocktails with a unique Drinkingbird twist. Nosh on passed hors d’oeuvres and groove to funk and soul all while dressed in your best sixties attire. It is a high-class cocktail bash, a swanky celebration, a stylish fete. Special drinks are…… Read More

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The Drinkingbird Now Serving Brunch!

We’ve put quite a bit of thought and work into this new brunch menu, hope you enjoy. Click Image Above For Drinkingbird Brunch Menu:

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The Drinkingbird Burger of the Month: September 2013

Welcome to our latest Burger of the Month creation, a house-made chorizo/dry-aged beef patty with cream cheese, fried onion strings, pickled jalapeño, and cilantro aioli. We’re talking tasty and goes perfect with a cold craft beer.

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The Drinkingbird Burger of the Month: August 2013

Thanks for the generous response regarding our Burgers of the Month, Chicago! Our executive chef, Hector Vergara, really knows how to create flavorful, unique burger combinations. He makes good choices at the beginning, including using dry-aged beef from a small farmer in Wisconsin, which you can read all about HERE. Therefore, all of our burgers… Read More

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Fundraiser For Whitney M. Young “Back To School Music Fest” Coming Up Aug. 13

As we’ve done before, we’ll be holding a one-day fundraiser to help Chicago’s educational institutions make due at a time when budgets are being slashed; time for us all to do our part.   To that end, we here at The Drinkingbird will be donating 20-percent of the day’s total revenue on Aug. 13 to… Read More

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Throwback Thursdays At The Drinkingbird: Win $20 Gift Card!

Throwback Thursdays At The Drinkingbird

It’s “Throwback Thursday” daily here at The Drinkingbird, so we thought we’d get in on the action on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram at DrinkingbirdChicago.   Post your “Throwback Thursday” photo on our Facebook page; mention @Drinkingbirdchi in your #ThrowbackThursday #tbt tweets; or, mention DrinkingbirdCHI with the hashtag #DrinkingbirdCHI on Instagram.   Doing any one of… Read More

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The Drinkingbird Burger Of The Month: July 2013

July 2013 Drinkingbird Burger Of The Month

It’s summer and it’s nostalgia and it’s diner food executed at a high level with quality ingredients and lots of love from our executive chef, Hector Vergara. We think you’re going to like this one!   Burger of the Month for July 2013! Diner-style double steak patty w/ white American cheese, lettuce, tomato, red onion, dijonnaise… Read More

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The Drinkingbird Uses Local, Dry-Aged & Family-Raised Beef From CDK Angus

Welcome to CDK Angus!

If you’ve tried one of Drinkingbird executive chef Hector Vergara’s burgers, you know we have something special going on in that department here at The Drinkingbird.   Of course, it’s Vergara’s hard work in the kitchen that makes this happen day in and day out, but he’s helped along in his task by using quality,… Read More

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June 11: An Excuse To Leave Work Early And Help Us Make A Difference

The Drinkingbird Chicago June 11 Charity Event

We’re opening at 2 p.m. on June 11 to host the hard working staff at the Perspectives/IIT Math & Science Academy in the Grand Boulevards neighborhood of Chicago AND you and everyone you can bring out.   Twenty-percent of the entire day’s proceeds, from 2 p.m. ’til close, will be donated to the school for… Read More

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The Drinkingbird (Spicy!) Burger Of The Month: June 2013


The new Burger Of The Month has just enough spice to add some wake-up to your day. We think you’re going to love this one! Two Words: seared cheese.   The Drinkingbird Burger Of The Month for June 2013 is: Chipotle Crème Fraiche w/ Avocado and Caribe, a Mexican cheese. “It’s kind of a semi-firm so… Read More

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