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Lost Lake Is Named The Best Cocktail Bar in America For 2015

By Paul Biasco | December 29, 2015 5:21pm | Updated on January 4, 2016 10:49am
 Lost Lake's head bartender Paul McGee.
Lost Lake's head bartender Paul McGee.
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LOGAN SQUARE — Logan Square's temple to all things tropic has been named the best cocktail bar of the year ... in the entire country.

Lost Lake, which has been open for a little less than a year, was honored by Imbibe as 2015's Cocktail Bar of the Year.

The well respected trade magazine gave the nod to Paul McGee's tiki bar, noting McGee's "lasting impact on the drinks world."

"The Lost Lake experience combines the best in hospitality and drinks with fun and relaxing escapist vibes," the publication wrote, adding that the bar features a mix of classics and modern drinks "tip the scales" of the tiki bar genre.

The tiki bar and neighboring Chinese takeout spot, Thank You Chinese, opened to rave reviews in January at 3154 W. Diversey Ave.

McGee's wife, Shelby Allison, posted news of the honor on her Instagram page Monday.

 

#🌴 #imbibe75 #limalimaohana #blessthiscess

A photo posted by Shelby Allison (@foureyed) on

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