Press



  • TimeOut Chicago

    Treat your dad to the “Dad Bod Package” at the Wicker Park beers-and-brats bar. Links’ Dad Bod is a steak and ale sausage topped with Italian beef, New Holland Dragon’s Milk beer onions, Ballast Point Longfin Lager garlic Parmesan sauce, and house-made giardiniera.



  • DNA Info Chicago

    Treat Your Pop To A “Dad Bod.” Only for this Sunday, Links Taproom offers a “Dad Bod” meal consisting of a Steak & Ale sausage topped with Italian beef, New Holland Dragon’s Milk beer onions, garlic Parmesan sauce and Giardiniera.



  • Chicago’s Best

    Brittney Payton’s burying her fresh cut fries in bacon, giardiniera and so much more in Wicker Park.



  • fooditor.com

    A brewer and a sales rep from Chicago’s Haymarket Brewery are standing at a high-top table in the back of Links Tap Room in Wicker Park. They have four or five hand-labeled growlers in front of them, and the brewer, Trevor Hagen, pours a taste for Michael Quinlan, Links’ owner, who already has a couple of glasses in front of him, as well as his MacBook, open with a database of what’s he’s been buying.



  • Travel Channel: Food Paradise

    Sausage works for breakfast, lunch, dinner — and even a late-night snack. From Milwaukee-style brats in Wisconsin to fried chicken sausage in Austin, Texas, these are America’s hot spots for one of its most universal foods. Links was featured on the Travel Channel’s ‘Food Paradise’ on April 16th, Episode 9 of Season 4. Watch how we make our “Chicago Steak & Ale” & “Stop Dragon My Brat Around” links.



  • Chicagoist

    CraftBeer.com just came out with its rankings for best beer bars in all 50 states. While the whole thing is worth bookmarking for any traveller (I now know, for example, that the best beer bar in Alaska is Cafe Amsterdam in Anchorage), one bar particularly caught my eye: Links Taproom was named the Best Beer Bar in Illinois…



  • Red Eye

    We don’t need to tell you that Chicago is a great city for beer. But now, thanks to craftbeer.com, there’s a definitive best beer bar in Illinois. And it just so happens to be located here in Chicago. Links Taproom in Wicker Park was named the best beer bar in Illinois in the annual Great American Beer Bars competition conducted by the Brewers Association website for beer fanatics…



  • Chicago Eater

    And finally, CraftBeer.com named its best beer bars in America this week, which features 50 bars — one for every state. Congratulations to Links Taproom in Wicker Park, which the online magazine chose as the best beer bar in Illinois…



  • Red Eye

    The Wicker Park bar taps seven kegs of Surly beer including bourbon barrel-aged Darkness Russian imperial stout and Mole Smoke Baltic porter ($6-$10) and serves chicken wings tossed in Darkness barbecue sauce ($11). They’ll also be showing the Super Bowl with sound and running a football toss game awarding Surly swag. 11:30 a.m. Sunday. No cover…

Archived
Chicago magazine — 1/14/2014
Urban Daddy –1/7/2014
Zagat — 1/10/2014
Thrillist — 1/9/2014
RedEye — 1/9/2014
Chicago Tribune — 1/7/2014
Eater story # 1 — 1/8/2014
Eater story # 2 — 1/10/2014
DNA Info — 1/8/2014
Chicago Reader — 1/6/2014
Tasting Table — 1/8/2014