But on any other Tuesday, it's all about first dates.
The rise in dating apps has created a population full of serial first-daters that flock to Chicago bars and restaurants in droves, turning once-slow eateries into Tinder Tuesday nightspots.
The upstairs lounge at The Barrelhouse Flat, in the Lincoln Park area's Wrightwood Neighbors neighborhood, is filled with couples Feb. The rise in dating apps has meant a change in how restaurants and bars operate.
(Kristan Lieb / Chicago Tribune) On Tuesday, prix-fixe Valentine's Day menus and decadent desserts will dominate as restaurants cater to couples.
But a restaurant industry partner isn’t all sunshine and free meals.
Kitchen work is intensely high-pressure, with very little tangible reward for most of one’s career, and the people who thrive in this environment are driven by internal forces that are hard to understand for us normals.
The name of the secret "drink" is telling, don't you think?
(Bustle has reached out to Iberian Rooster for comment.)According to the Iberian Rooster, a Portuguese fusion restaurant located in St. Just go to the bar and order an angel shot." The drink will not show up on the check; instead it sends a coded message to the waitstaff.
But by ordering an "angel shot" at a Florida restaurant called Iberian Rooster, you've got a safe way to get out of a bad date with zero fuss.
If you’re going to date one of them, there are a few things you’re going to need to understand. Let’s get one thing straight: We’re not here to tell you how to pick up a bartender.
If you’re halfway off a barstool right now and wondering how to get that Irish-accented, pint-pulling babe/bro back to your place, we can’t help you (for a number of reasons, actually).
The apps have changed the way people date, and caused some establishments to change how they operate.
At The Barrelhouse Flat, Tuesdays used to be one of the slowest nights of the week. There are no hard and fast numbers to indicate what percentage of revenue comes from people on first dates, but bar manager Jimmy Hibbard estimates dating apps — Tinder, Bumble, you name it — drive about 50 percent of sales at the cocktail bar on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings.