L to R: The Afternoon Delight Boozy Slushie; The Suzie Q Cocktail; The Gin Z Cocktail.
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EMPORIUM ARCADE BAR CHICAGO OFFERS LOCAL CRAFT BEER, NEW INNOVATIVE COCKTAILS
House-Made Boozy Slushies Also Available at Fulton Market Location
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CHICAGO (August 2021) – Since launching its first ever location in Wicker Park in 2012, Emporium Arcade Bar has become known not only for its vintage arcade games and popular DJ nights, but also for its unparalleled beverage menu. At its Fulton Market location, guests are invited to savor sophisticated, ingredient-driven cocktails as well as fun, boozy slushies. Also featured at all three Chicago locations is a cultivated, ever-evolving list of the area’s best local craft brews as well as an expansive liquor list. Emporium is open daily for guests 21 years or older in Wicker Park (1366 N. Milwaukee Ave.), Logan Square (2363 N. Milwaukee Ave.) and Fulton Market (839 W. Fulton Market).
Featured exclusively on Fulton Market’s brand-new, house-made cocktail menu is Green Eyes, made with Jameson, lemon, baijiu and peach. Also on the menu, Gin Z crafted with Waterloo Gin, King’s Ginger Liqueur, green apple, lime juice and ginger beer; Suzie Q made with El Jimador Reposado Tequila, guava, Suze, lemon, Nixta Licor de Elote and Yuzu Soda; and Kiwi Herman featuring Ketel One Botanical Grapefruit & Rose, Green Chartreuse, lemon, Galliano Liqueur, kiwi and mint tea syrup.
Other refreshing cocktails at Fulton Market include Chai Town crafted with chai syrup, passionfruit, Amaro Averna Liqueur, lemon and Hine Cognac; Maized and Confused including Leblon Cachaça, Nixta Licor de Elote, lime and Demerara; and Ur The One made with Uruapan Charanda Rum, pineapple juice, lime and Amontillado Sherry Wine. For a sweet libation offering a smooth velvety texture, Emporium’s Mr. Bond features Evan Williams Bonded, Giffard Vanille de Madagascar, Demerara, chocolate bitters, Angostura Bitters and orange bitters.
To cool off during the warmer summer months, Emporium Fulton Market also offers house-made craft boozy slushies providing a refreshing way to beat the heat. New offerings include Afternoon Delight made with Plantation Pineapple Rum, Mr. Black Coffee Liqueur, Ancho Reyes Chile Liqueur, coconut puree and pineapple juice as well as Sweet Dreams made with Haku Vodka, Peychaud’s Apertivo, mango purée, grapefruit juice and Watermelon Red Bull.
In addition, all three Chicago locations boast an outstanding curated selection of rotating local craft beers on tap, including the hazy and juicy Ninja vs. Unicorn Double IPA by Pipeworks Brewing Company. Also on the menu, the Dovetail Brewery Helles Lager, Empirical Symbiotic Raspberry Lemonade Sour, Off Color Brewing Apex Predator and more.
Guests can also enjoy classic cocktails at all three venues mixed by Emporium’s knowledgeable bar crew from a wide selection of both popular and hard-to-find liquor brands, with emphasis on bourbon/whiskey, tequila and mezcal.
“We have featured local craft beer almost exclusively at our different locations since we first opened in Wicker Park in 2012,” said Danny Marks, co-founder, Emporium Arcade Bar. “As a local Chicago bar, we are proud to dedicate almost all of our taps to the area’s awesome breweries. Special beer collaborations are an important part of our business we look forward to continuing post-COVID. We want our guests not only to hang out and have a good time playing games and enjoying our amazing local art collection, but also take a deep dive into our expansive drink menu showcasing local flavors, fun cocktails, boozy slushies and many off-the-beaten-path spirits offerings.”
For guests 21 years or older with a valid I.D., Emporium’s Wicker Park and Logan Square locations are open Monday through Thursday from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m., Friday from 3 p.m. to 2 a.m., Saturday from 12 p.m. to 3 a.m. and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 2 a.m.; Fulton Market is open Monday through Thursday from 4 p.m. to 2 a.m., Friday from 3 p.m. to 2 a.m., Saturday from 12 p.m. to 3 a.m. and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 2 a.m. Ongoing hours of operation can be found at www.emporiumarcacebar.com.
ABOUT EMPORIUM ARCADE BAR
Emporium Arcade Bar is the quintessentially cool place to hang out and have a good time. Originally launched in Chicago in 2012, Emporium now has six locations: three in Chicago (Wicker Park, Fulton Market and Logan Square), two in the Bay Area (San Francisco and Oakland) and one in Las Vegas (AREA15). Emporium Arcade Bar offers unparalleled destinations for all types of games, including classic arcade favorites, pool tables, pinball, foosball and many more. Its passionately curated bar purveys the choicest craft beer selections, an innovative cocktail program and expansive liquor list. In addition, Emporium Arcade Bar showcases vibrant work by local artists and an ongoing, robust calendar of live shows, DJs and game tournaments. For more information, visit www.emporiumarcadebar.com, as well as its Facebook, Instagram and Twitter pages.
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