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1P1070832 Best Bars in America 2015 – Esquire TV Top 5 Craft Beer Bar in Chicago (2014) – Brew Dogs Best Bars In America 2013 – Esquire TV Best of Chicago 2013 ( Best Spot for Hyper Curated DJ nights) – Chicago Reader America’s Best  33 Best Beer Bars ( 2015) – Thrillist Best Secret Bar in the Country – Cool Material, GQ magazine Top Five Best Bars in Chicago 2013 ( The Best of the Best) – Chicago Magazine Best Bar for Beer Lovers 2012 – Chicago Tribune Best of Chicago 2011 (Chicago’s 15 Best Bars for Craft Beer) – Chicago Magazine Best of Chicago 2011 : Eat Out Awards – Time Out Magazine Recent Accolades: May 21: Best Bars in America: Season 2 Episode 8 Chicago April 27, 2015: The Chicago Slashie Guide May 13: 2015: The 16 Best Old Man Bars in Chicago ( Chicagoist) February 2015 : America’s 33 Best  Beer Bars (Thrillist) October 3, 2014: Chicago’s South Side Story – enRoute Magazine ( Canada) September, 2014: Welcome to Chicago: Now Officially the Greatest Drinking City in America ( Maria’s listed as one of their favorites) July 2,2014 Brew Dogs – Top Five Best Craft Bar in Chicago (Season 2 Episode 2) January 2014: 36 Hours in Chicago ( New York Times) Dec 2013: Best Bars in America (Tv Show) Aug 2013: Top Ten Bars in Chicago – The Guardian June 2013 I Judged Mash Tun Festival and Lived (Chicago Reader) July 2013 Best Secret Bars in the Country – Cool Material June 2013: Best of Chicago – Chicago Reader Feb 2013: Best Bartender Award – Red Eye Feb 2013: Top Five Best Bars in Chicago 2013 / Chicago Magazine Feb 7, 2013 Valentines Day Dining / Time Out Feb 8, 2013  Last Minute Valentines Day plans / Red Eye Jan 10, 2013 : Things to Do In Bridgeport/ Metromix Dec 27, 2012 Thursday: Eat. Drink. Do. Dec 26, 2012 Food quest: Comfort food in Bridgeport Dec 25, 2012 Last Minute New Year’s Eve Parties Dec 06 ,2012 “Best Bar for Beer Lovers” July 6, 2012: How to Find America’s Hidden Bars June 14, 2012: Bottled Sodas/Trending : Time Out June 11, 2012: Gozamos: Korean Polish BBQ June 10: Red Eye: Monday: Eat Drink Do June, 2012  Time Out Beer Garden Guide 2012 May 25: Aleheads: Chicago Craft Beer Week May 25, 2012: Tasting Table: Mash Tun Review March 25, 2012: Serious Eats: Kevin Hickey’s Bridgeport Jan 2012 Chicago Magazine: A Guide to Bridgeport The Beeronaut: Having a few at Maria’s Community Bar 1/10/12 12/9/12 Time Out magazine’s 100 Best Things We Ate and Drank in 2011 Serious Eats: 5 Bourbon Drinks We Love Chicago Magazine: 2011 Best of Chicago Award Chicago Magazine: Top 5 Best Bars for Craft Beer .. June 2011 Chicago Reader : Three Floyd’s + Half ACre + Dogfish Head Party Recap, May 24, 2011 Time Out Eat Out Award 2011 4/12/11 How Chicago Bars Got their Name 3/23/11 WBEZ radio: The Weekly Guide: Natalie Moore’s picks March 4, 2011 (halfway through the broadcast) Bridgeport’s burgeoning food scene | Video | abc7chicago.com WCIU _ 2/22/11 Mayoral Cocktails NBC _The Feast – Vote by drinking Election themed cocktails Cocktails Named after Chicago Mayoral Candidates (WGN News) Feb 18, 2011 ABC News: Pick Your Poison Time Out Best of 2011 (Nominated Best New Bar) Small space, big party | Metromix Chicago Time Out: Food Recalled 2010 New City Best of Chicago 2010 : Best Liquor Store The Chicago Reader Th Post Family The Chicagoist 10/25/10 Time Out Chicago 10/ 21-27 Chicago Magazine 11/10 Time Out Chicago 9/30 Crain’s Chicago Business Metromix Chicago Tribune 8/31 The Chicagoist Tasting Table Time Out Chicago Gaper’s Block The Hardscrabbler The Grub Street Centerstage