“Fun in the sun is coming…

It may seem like spring will never truly arrive in Chicago but think positive thoughts because warmer days are (presumably) ahead. And when temperatures finally do rise, many of the city’s newest restaurants will be ready to unveil their patio spaces. Beat the crowds by checking out the list below and making plans for al fresco dining. After all, it can’t stay cold forever, right?

4. Mordecai

There are watering holes aplenty in Wrigleyville but Mordecai looks to stand above the fray. Matthias Merges’s bi-level cocktail bar and eatery inside Hotel Zachary is now the area’s sleekest place to watch the Cubs this season while imbibing cocktails and America’s largest collection of Pappy Van Winkle. And on a breezy summer day, fans should take their drinks outside and relax on the second floor balcony.”

Read the full article at Chicago Eater.