Look, you’ll go to Iceland at some point, since everybody goes to Iceland at some point. You may be there now, consuming a lamb hotdog and also reading this on an unsafe wifi network called “Ólafsdóttir.” Yet when you’re in Reykjavik, you’ll walk the full size of Laugavegur, as well as right before you get to the 66 North store, you’ll do a double-take when you see the flash of neon. You’ll discover the awning covered in detailed bowling pins, and understand that yeah, those neon letters do say “Lebowski Bar.”
This joint is completely committed (or DUDE-ICATED … oh god I’m sorry) to The Huge Lebowski, the currently 20-year-old Coen Brothers flick that your ex lover still prices quote on the reg. It’s additionally one of a currently half-dozen bars and also dining establishments around the globe themed after the movie and its titular personality, Jeffrey Lebowski. And the other Jeffrey Lebowski.
Currently Chicago can add The Man’s Home to a listing that consists of the Lebowski Bar in Reykjavik, the Lebowski Bar in Dresden, and also the Lebowski’s in Edinburgh and also Glasgow– a minimum of temporarily.
The Guy’s Abode pop-up opens on Friday, and also it has a lotta ins, a lotta outs, lotta what-have-yous, all many thanks to the folks at The Rookery. (Yes, they were additionally in charge of this springtime’s gloriously witchy Fleetwood Mac pop-up) As well as do not worry whether you’ve seen Lebowski or otherwise: thanks to GIFs, YouTube videos, as well as all of those considerably repeated quotes, you’ll get the recommendations. (If by some possibility, you’re not familiar with the Guy, Walter Sobchak, or with Donny, then just consume a beverage and closed the fu– uh, just cool, man).
There’s nothing we hate greater than carelessly named cocktails, but The Guy’s Abode has very carefully chosen the ingredients in each beverage, completely matching each beverage with a personality. Along with 3 White Russians, natch, the bar will certainly be serving the Shut The F * ck Up, Donny (3 Sheets Barrel Aged Rum, curaçao, falernum, Peychaud’s Bitters, Angostura bitters, Folgers instant coffee); the Bunny’s Toe (Peach Brandy, Sparkling wine, Peychaud’s bitters, as well as a gummy toe, total with deep green toenail!); a purple-hued Nobody F * cks With The Jesus (Aguardiente, Blanc Vermouth, creme de violette, Amaro Meletti, orange bitters, Butterfly Pea Blossom extract); and also The Globe of Discomfort (with the constantly nasty Malört, Aperol, Beefeater Gin, orange Juice, and also Angostura bitters).
The Guy’s Residence will certainly be open every Wednesday through Saturday (yeah, they roll on Shabbos) from December 21 through mid-February. Wear your finest Pendleton sweatshirt, put your Ralph’s Worth Club Card in your purse, and also leave all of your Eagles tapes in your home. They dislike the fucking Eagles, guy.