What is the best new bar in Chicago?

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Lauren Viera

After what has possibly been the longest delay in recent cocktail history, Chicago’s discerning drinkers have quickly embraced Three Dots and a Dash, the quixotically named new tiki bar owned by famed local restaurant duo RJ and Jerrod Melman and their Lettuce Entertain You enterprise. The Melman’s nabbed expert mixologist Paul McGee for the job ages ago, who promptly got to work researching the tiki concept in detail. After nearly a year’s worth of delays, Three Dots opened in late July—perfect timing to embrace the refreshing, rum-drenched menu.

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