The Palm Court is a comforting room all year round, but during Chicago’s notoriously harsh winters, its luxuries take on a practical edge. The Executive Cocktail menu features four-ounce libations-which means that an Executive Rob Roy has double the Scotch you’d get in a normal Rob Roy. Served in a brandy snifter (it’s too big for a cocktail glass), it promises to warm you up in half the time.
The Drake Hotel, 140 E. Walton Pl., Chicago, Illinois
This story appears in the print issue of June 2007.
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