Days: Daily drink specials / Mon.-Fri. food specials
Times: 3-7pm for food specials
Drink Deals: $5 beers to $35 sangria bucket! (see calendar)
Food Deals: Half-off appetizers
Drink Up: For a busy bar, the service was amazing! Thank you, Frannie!!
Spill the Wine: The half-off wine specials are for bottles only, not for wine by the glass.
Last night at Bull & Bear, Windy City Bloggers hosted a Happy Hour event along with Chicago Food Bloggers.
Source: Bull & Bear’s instagram
Each day, Bull & Bear features different drink specials all night long. On my Tuesday night visit, the specials included half-off bottles of wine and $15 buckets of Sam Adams. While I love a wine deal, I would have loved more if there was a deal on wine by the glass. I chose to try one of their popular “Liquid Assets” cocktails ($11 each), the No. 4. It’s a cucumber infused Belvedere cocktail with muddled watermelon, lemon, & lime. The first half of the drink was and incredibly refreshing spring time drink needed for a cloudy day. However, the latter half of the drink fell a bit flat so I went back to my tried and true wine, Sauvignon Blanc at $9 a glass.
Like any great blogger Happy Hour, it was always great to connect with people and talk about our love of food & drink and the agony of getting a great photo of both. It was great to finally meet twitter buddy and fellow wine enthusiast Windy City Epicurean, whose drink of choice was a Riesling. It was also great to chat with the ladies of What R U Wearing, Arin of Heart of Chic, and the always fabulous hostess with the mostest Kit of The Kittchen.
Since I went to Happy Hour straight from work, I used Uber service to transport me to and from my office. I also chose to use Uber to avoid that madness of me finding my way around Chicago’s River North. I was pleasantly surprised that my Happy Hour pick up arrived in under 5 minutes… and complimented on my outfit! Since I was arriving back to my office after hours, I really appreciated the offer to wait until I was secure inside, a courtesy that usually only comes from family & close friends.
If you’re new to Uber and want to check it out, use promo code HAPPYHOURTOUR to get your first ride free, up to $20.
Thanks to Uber Chicago for collaborating with The Happy Hour Tour. My ride was complimentary. All opinions are my own.
Bull & Bear
Neighborhood: River North
431 N. Wells
Chicago, IL 60654