|Walter Payton's Roundhouse||Aurora||75|
|The Violet Hour||Chicago||71|
|The Red Lion Pub||Chicago||70|
|The California Clipper||Chicago||74|
|Michael & Louise's Hopleaf Bar||Chicago||73|
|Green Mill Cocktail Lounge||Chicago||75|
|Duke of Perth||Chicago||75|
I must admit I haven't been to a few of these (and actually had never heard of one or two), so I'll get on that shortly. And of course, there are a few places not on this list that I think should be... too bad the folks at Esquire didn't ask my opinion.