With the autumnal atmosphere in the air that will soon give way to another Chicago winter, a delicious homemade bowl of chili is a valuable commodity. Part music venue and beer lover’s destination, Quenchers is also home to one of the best bowls of chili in the city. Earle’s Famous Beef Chili can be topped with onions, cheese and sour cream and goes beautifully with the astounding selection of beer from around the world. As an added bonus, it is $3.50 without the toppings and only $4 with. The hint of spice is a hearty and satisfying start to a night of local music and oodles of brews.
2401 N. Western, 773.276.9730, quenchers.com
Best of Chicago 2014