Get ready for some soccer as the World Cup 2022 returns this year for a triumphant competition featuring the best of the best. Luckily, two local Chicago spots are already planning ahead with viewing parties scheduled on the calendar for all the super fans out there.
The Graystone Tavern in Wrigleyville and The Rambler Kitchen + Tap in North Center are hosting World Cup 2022 viewing parties complete with early access, and plenty of action. Opening early for the 9 and 10 AM games, the sister bars will also offer a themed “around the world” menu featuring wings and shots galore– as the players compete for a shot at the ultimate win.
The Graystone Tavern is broadcasting the games on a total of 9 TVs, plus the backyard winterized beer garden, where the game will be shown with sound, and plenty of cheering. Here, there’s really not a bad seat in the house. To make a reservation, send an email to email@example.com.
Address: The Graystone Tavern: 3441 N Sheffield Ave. Chicago, IL 60657
For a Team USA-affiliated bar, head to The Rambler Kitchen and Tap, as the restaurant is broadcasting all of the USA games. With 24 big-screen TVs positioned throughout the indoor space and the heated beer garden area, there’s no way you’ll miss a second of the action. Don’t miss out on the themed specials like $18 Freedom Flights, $5 Oskar Blues pints, $5 Malort, $4 Pizza Puffs, and $5 Chili Cheese Dogs. Make a reservation via email here: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Address: 4128 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60618
Keep on reading for a sneak peek at the tasty menu.
There’s the ‘Wings Around the World’ to represent all of the participating soccer teams– complete with little flags. Including Korean BBQ (South Korea), Buffalo (USA), Grecian Chicken with a side of Tzatziki (Greece), Maple Bacon (Canada), Teppanyaki (Japan), and Chimichurri (Argentina), all orders of wings come in a 6, or 12 order, or try ‘em all in a flight option of three flavors.
‘Shots Around the World’ include a Matcha Shot or Green Tea (Japan), Jager Bomb (Germany), Limoncello (Italy), PB&J (USA), Hoser Bomb (Canada), and a Tequila Sunrise (Mexico) that range from $6 to $8.
Are you excited about this year’s World Cup? Who are you rooting for?
[Featured photo via: Paper Girl PR]