CUSP Magazine: Winter Issue 2014

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CUSP Magazine is a Chicago based publication focused on helping up and coming creatives gain exposure for their brand and products. Our company is a collective of highly motivated individuals who work together to bring a new voice to the creative community.

an alternative to the normal

te a restaurant that was more

the people who work for us.”

that day, and it is boyfriend-hunting season after all.

Instead, I sipped on an Avondale Ginger Mule,

a sweet and limey gin-based take on the Moscow

Mule, and a Smoky Derby, which is Rebel Yell

Bourbon mixed with smoky paprika syrup and

grapefruit. The cocktails run about $8.00 on

average, so they’re cheaper than drinks you could

get of a similar caliber at most bars. HBFC takes

whiskey seriously, offering several regional brands,

including Chicago’s favorite bourbons like Few

Spirits and Bulleit. There are also wine and beer

options available for those who aren’t trying to get

too turnt while they eat their fried chicken. The

bar space is cordoned off from the main area by

a thin hallway. The mood is noticeably different

between the two spaces as well. The lighting is a

little dimmer in the back and a bar wraps around

the walls. Young adults seemed to flock to this part

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