It’s been a cool season in Chicago, but restaurants Red Fish Bleu Fish and Porkchop and The Hyde Speakeasy (5121 S. Harper, Chicago; 773-952-4744) are not wasting any time bringing the summertime atmosphere to Hyde Park. Throughout the month of July, Red Fish Bleu Fish and Porkchop are celebrating some delicious cocktail and food holidays and offering some terrific catering options to make your July 4 barbecue a crowd-pleasing success. The Hyde, a unique speakeasy, is offering some exciting entertainment to go with the great vibe and amazing cocktails. Wipe away those chilly temperatures with a comforting meal of seafood and barbecue—and some great cocktails—all month long!
July Happenings at The Hyde Speakeasy
The Hyde is one of Hyde Park’s most unique late-night gathering spots. Sit back, relax and enjoy good friends and great spirits—including The Hyde’s cognac bar—in this cozy hideaway that evokes the sensual, discreet vibe of the Prohibition era. Monday nights throughout July, beginning at 9 p.m., it’s Open Mic night, featuring live performance by singer extraordinaire Angela Martin who has performed on American Idol, The Ellen Show and Windy City Live.
About Red Fish Bleu Fish, Porkchop and The Hyde
The newly combined Red Fish Bleu Fish and Porkchop, located at 5121 S. Harper in Chicago’s Hyde Park, offers something for everyone with a great selection of fish and seafood, barbecue and southern specialties. Lunch, dinner and weekend brunch are served in this casual and lively restaurant with a friendly staff, delicious comfort food and full bar. The kitchen is open late and there are happy hour specials weekdays from 4 to 6 p.m.
Lunch is served from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on weekdays. Dinner is served from 5 p.m. to midnight on weekdays and 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Friday and Saturday. Brunch is served from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
The Hyde is a unique Chicago speakeasy, an innovative concoction of art, live music, food and drinks. Evoking the sensual, friendly vibe of a 1920’s gathering spot, The Hyde is a late-night spot with an exceptional cocktail program, a special cognac bar, and a discreet, sophisticated atmosphere. The speakeasy is open until 2 a.m. on weekdays and 3 a.m. on weekends. During weekdays, access The Hyde through the hidden door inside of the Red Fish Bleu Fish restaurant. On weekends, enter through the main door at 5115 S. Harper in Chicago. The Hyde is available for all types of private events, banquets, weddings, business gatherings and more.
Validated parking for all three venues is available in the lower level of the Whole Foods parking garage (enter on S. Lake Park Avenue). All major credit cards are accepted. For more information, please contact the restaurant at 773-952-4744.