Chicago restaurants and bars show support for International Women’s Day



aliveOne in Lincoln Park will be offering a special $6 “The Becky” cocktail featuring Tito’s, La Croix grapefruit, fresh lime juice and demerara syrup. A portion of the proceeds from each cocktail sold will benefit the Chicago Women’s Health Center. A $6 High Noon special will also be available all night.

RCSF facilitates the empowerment of women, trans people and youth by providing access to health care and health education in a respectful environment where people pay what they can afford.

Easy bar

At Wicker Park’s Easy Bar, $1 from every Espresso Martini (Mr. Black Cold Brew Coffee Liqueur, Kahlua, Pau Maui Vodka; $11) sold Monday, March 7 through Friday, March 11 will be donated to Women for Women International.

Women For Women is a non-profit humanitarian organization that provides practical and moral support to women survivors of war. WfWI helps these women rebuild their lives after the devastation of war through a one-year, multi-tiered program that begins with direct financial assistance and emotional counseling as well as life skills training, education in rights awareness, health education, vocational training and small business development.

At Estelle’s

Estelle’s in Wicker Park will donate $1 for every draft beer sold on Tuesday, March 8 to Connections for Abused Women and Their Children.

Connections for Abused Women and their Children (CAWC) is committed to ending domestic violence. Using a self-help and empowerment approach, CAWC provides adult and child shelter, counselling, advocacy and a 24-hour helpline for those affected by domestic violence.


Remedy in Bucktown has partnered with AMASS to introduce their Dry Gin. Distilled with 29 organic botanicals, three of which come from master distiller Morgan McLachlan’s backyard in Los Angeles, AMASS Dry Gin celebrates the region’s abundant natural terroir, diverse cultural landscape and adventurous spirit.

Featured cocktails for $10 each will include an AMASS Aviation, French 75 and Negroni. Additional promotions will include $8 AMASS gin mixers and $9 Sippin’ Pretty and AMASS gin shot combos. Remedy will have coloring pages featuring prominent women from history for guests to color in while having a drink.

One of the world’s first female distillers, Master Distiller at AMASS, Morgan McLachlan, is a pioneer of the modern craft distilling movement in California. She considers herself a punk rock distiller, experimenting with every plant, herb and spice she can get her hands on. It is this botanical expertise that serves as the driving vision behind AMASS.

Rewired cafe and pizza bar

From Tuesday, March 1 through Thursday, March 31, Rewired Pizza Cafe & Bar in Edgewater will feature a woman-owned Brewpoint cafe and donate 10% of proceeds from every coffee sale to the Chicago Foundation for Women. The Chicago Foundation for Women envisions a world in which all women and girls have the opportunity to thrive in safe, just, and healthy communities.

CEO, Owner and Founder of Brewpoint Coffee, Melissa Villanueva is proud to have created a company that creates and strengthens authentic community spaces through coffee. Brewpoint owns three cafes in Elmhurst, Illinois, and a growing wholesale business dedicated to empowering other cafes to create their own community spaces in their neighborhoods.

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Celebrate women-led breweries across the country with a specially curated flight ($13.25) including:

  • Tangerine Wheat – Lost Coast Brewery, Eureka, CA
  • Voodoo Ranger Imperial IPA – New Belgium Brewing, Fort Collins, CO
  • Krankshaft Kolsch – Metropolitan Brewing, Chicago, Illinois
  • Meow – Whiner Beer Co., Chicago, Illinois

**Available at all Old Town Pour House, Sweetwater and South Branch locations!


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