15 W Illinois, Chicago, IL 60611 The fourth in a mini chain of West Coast-based eateries, the sprawling River North location for American Junkie aims to stand apart from its predecessors. For one, the menu is chef driven and seasonal, but for our purposes, we’ll concentrate on the beverage program. It caters to a post-collegiate crowd with familiar cocktails that have been elevated, yet not too intimidating for newbies.
And you thought it was impossible to come up with more fabulous images of Josephine Baker… In this June 1945 photograph, she is entertaining the troops (and one very lucky, shy soldier) at a London victory party. Photo by Jack Esten/Getty Images.