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An Uptown Bar Preps for Colder Weather During COVID-19

September 11, 2020 | The outdoor heaters and patio fire pits weren’t supposed to arrive until December, but the team at Fat Cat received a surprise Wednesday when a FedEx truck delivered the units to Uptown. [Read More]


Fat Cat Prepares For Fall Dining, With Fire Pits and Area Heaters On Its Patios

September 10, 2020 | With the chill in the air this week, the challenges of outdoor dining in the colder months comes to mind. Thankfully, the folks at Fat Cat (4840 N Broadway) has been thinking ahead! They're ready with heaters and fire pits on their expanded patios. [Read More]


Celebrate Women’s Restaurant Week with deals at women-owned Chicago restaurants

August 28, 2020 | There are still a few days left of Women’s Restaurant Week, which runs through Aug. 31 and aims to celebrate women-owned restaurants in Chicago both in the city and in its suburbs. Special deals for meals, products, delivery or pick-up are being offered by participating restaurants. [Read More]


12 Best Places to Order Chicken and Waffles in Chicago

July 24, 2020 | Whether it’s the height of summer or the dead of winter; a day of great highs or one of unforgiving lows; there’s nothing like some good, stick-to-your-ribs comfort food. There’s almost no dish with the capacity to stick to your ribs like the classic chicken and waffles— or, to be precise, fried chicken and waffles. [Read More]


Best Cocktail Bars Near the Aragon Ballroom in Uptown, Chicago

December 17, 2019 | Cook with some gas and join us on the Red Line to the Lawrence stop! Come one, come all (from dead hoofers to jive bombers!)! In short, this excursion is all about killer-diller digs in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood, complete with its fair share of Jazz Age and Prohibition-Era establishments to everything in between. [Read More]


Get Lit at the 8 Best Bars in Uptown

November 21, 2019 | Uptown is a lively and historic area, located on the far north side of Chicago. Infused with a rustic yet contemporary scenery, the neighborhood gushes over in jazzy, laid-back vibes, and rich varying cultures. Quite charming in its own way, here are 8 alluring Uptown bars you must visit!  [Read More]

The 10 Best Bars In Uptown, Chicago

Uptown revolves around cultural diversity, and so it only makes sense for the bar scene to reflect the Chicago neighborhood’s celebration of the unique. In Uptown, you’re pretty much guaranteed a classy cocktail, a cornucopia of craft beers, and sweet, sweet music. We list 10 of the best bars to try.  [Read More]


Fat Cat grows on up-and-coming Uptown scene

September 13, 2007 | The sign shines like a beacon, its orange glow visible from as far away as the corner of Montrose and Broadway. By the time you make it to Lawrence and Broadway, the glow is almost blinding, beckoning you to come into Fat Cat. [Read More]


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