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The Hottest Bars in Chicago; Hot Doug's Replacement Opens; More

This week's top dish from Eater Chicago, Curbed's restaurant, bar, and nightlife blog...

AROUND TOWN—Wondering where to cozy up for a great drink this winter? The updated version of the Eater Chicago Cocktail Heatmap shows you the 18 hottest bars in town.

AVONDALE—Hot Doug's is sadly no more, but a new place for burgers and dogs, Frank Meats Patty from the Fatso's Last Stand folks, opened today in its place.

AROUND TOWN—If you like to bring your own bottle of wine to a restaurant, these are the places in town that will charge you the most.

NOBLE SQUARE/BUCKTOWN—Celebrated butcher shop and sandwich spot The Butcher & Larder is moving to larger digs, helming the massive 27,000-square-foot Local Foods facility in Bucktown this spring.