UPDATE: This story was originally published on September 6.
Be it with co-workers for happy hour or your besties on Friday night, your de rigueur drinking spot can become as predictable as the less-than-exciting vodka soda you routinely order
. Our suggestion? Try something unexpected — hit the solid standby, the hotel bar
Whether you're in the mood for a classic experience or a hip pickup joint, we're here to remind you about nine establishments you may have overlooked. Considering these watering holes are located within Chicago's most luxe hotels
, why wouldn't you want to have a drink there? In fact, we'll even tell you what to order.
Oh, and you need not be on a vacay to visit — though, with a break from your old routine, it may feel like one.