Just opened: Taxim adds 80 seats with a simple, overwhelming rooftop

August 11, 2015 - garden totes

If you’re eating any dishes inside this month, you’re doing it wrong. Thankfully, with Chicago’s beautiful Aug comes a long-awaited space to splash and sup outdoors: a rooftop of Taxim in Wicker Park.

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If you’re looking for adorned al fresco dining, stay downtown; with no-frills section walls on possibly side, a tiny bar in a behind and elementary four- and six-tops dotting a space, To Hayati is a native place for neighbors to gather, break on grilled halloumi and Greek salads, and sip tipples such as tsipouro (pomace brandy), ouzo and raki, ouzo’s some-more potent, anise-forward cousin. A garden of some-more than 30 terra cotta pots, flourishing tomatoes and spices for Taxim’s kitchen, impetus adult a staircase to nowhere opposite a north wall.

This rooftop sits only one building above travel level, putting it eye-to-eye with a Damen Blue Line height to a southwest. To a travelers examination us tinkle eyeglasses of raki: Bet you’re meditative about ditching your skeleton and staying in a area after all. 1558 N. Milwaukee Ave., 773-252-1558, taximchicago.com.

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