Esquire Names Milk Room and Lost Lake Among Best Bars in America


The 2017 edition of Esquire’s annual list of the “Best Bars in America” only features two bars in Chicago: Milk Room and Lost Lake.

It’s a testament to our phenomenal teams that these are the two bars that won the favor of Esquire editors through their exceptional service, serious attention to detail, and, of course, stellar cocktails.

Congratulations to Lost Lake owner and LSD beverage director Paul McGee, his partner and co-owner Shelby Allison, and the managers, bartenders, and staff that make Lost Lake and Milk Room such special spots.

Thanks to Esquire for including us — what good company! — and to all the guests who have enjoyed a cocktail (or three) in one of these bars over the last few years.

Check out the full list HERE.

Drew Ryan