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January 23, 2017, By Courtney Rios for Urban Matter
"The Scout may be exactly what the South Loop needs, a comfortable, upscale bar."
"We predict only good things."
"The menu … has anything you’d crave on game day, plus a few extras."
January 23, 2017, By Courtney Rios for Urban Matter
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August 24, 2016, By Jay Gentile for Thrillist We Threw the Ultimate Summer Grill-Off in Chicago Ft. The Scout Waterhouse + Kitchen This past weekend, we threw the most epic summer grill-off in recent Chicago memory. Maybe you were there. Called Taste of Summer, it featured an open-flame competition from seven of the Windy City’s top grilled eats slingers unfurling everything from Korean...Read More
May 4, 2016, By Ross Perkins for TheChicagoTraveler.com The Scout Waterhouse chicken nachos at scout chicago The Scout Waterhouse is one of our go-to spots when we have an appetite for one of the best grilled cheeses in Chicago; but, their nachos are another reason to visit. Their pile of nachos is coated with pulled chicken, pico de gallo, sour cream, guacamole and...Read More
The Scout Feb 4, 2016 By Chicago Genie There was a reason the Blackhawks took the Stanley Cup to the Scout shortly after winning last year. This South Loop joint just might be the best sports bar in all of Chicago. The space is huge, the food is phenomenal (get the chicken parm sandwich), and their drink selection is...Read More
December 23, 2015 by Kari Herrera, Chicagoings, Mode.com CHICAGO’S BEST BARS FOR WATCHING THE SUPER BOWL So, you didn't win one of those lavish online fantasy football Super Bowl party giveaways? Big deal. Grab some friends or head solo to any of these Chicago bars and watch the big game in big style. Most have hosted Super Bowl parties in the past....Read More
POSTED 10:48 AM, NOVEMBER 18, 2015, BY MOLLYCSHANKS, UPDATED AT 10:18AM, NOVEMBER 18, 2015 #4 The Scout Waterhouse + Kitchen: What’s better than a grilled cheese? How about one that has three types of cheese – nine slices total – and is a foot long? Yeah, we thought you might like that. Top it off with some homemade tomato soup and...Read More
October 3, 2015 by MostBestUSA
CHICAGO’S BEST SPOTS TO WATCH THE BEARS
When you can’t get tickets to the Bears game, these bars are the next best thing.
During Bears games, fans wait for up to an hour to get a table here. That’s because it features tons of TVs, a whopping 14-inch grilled cheese sandwich, craft microbeers, and signature cocktails. You can...
Same old city, brand new management. Chicago has been a professional football hotbed since the Staleys moved to Chicago in 1921. Since then, Chi-town has witnessed some incredible football moments. From Gale Sayers’ elusive style to the Sweetness that was the 80’s and the more recent memories of Urlacher and Hester. This town has seen some of the best players...Read More
Grilled Cheese has come a long way since I was flipping them in a pan, or even worse, a microwave in my younger years. The big question may be, is grilled cheese really grilled cheese once you add vegetables and meat to it? The answer to that is yes, yes it is. The basic principles are still there– quality cheese...Read More
After hearing about this dinner on Twitter, i was super excited to see what the evening would hold. Before the dinner started, Clay from Off Color and I talked for a while and one of his comments, that Off Color focuses on finesse over flamboyance, seems to encapsulate the whole evening. While Off Color is not the loudest brewery out...Read More
With five professional sports teams and tons of college allegiances, it's a good thing that Chicago has many great sports bars. Whether you want to watch the Blackhawks, the Bears, the Bulls or the Cubs or Sox, or cheer on your college team, here's where to...Read More
Super Bowl Sunday 2015 is upon us. If no one’s invited you to their house to watch the big game, you should definitely do some self-evaluating, but first you should figure out what you’ll do on game day so that you don’t miss the showdown between the Patriots and Seahawks. With you in mind, we’ve put together our recommendations for...Read More
What’s better than a grilled cheese? How about one that has three types of cheese, 9 slices, and is a foot...Read More
We're on a comfort food kick lately here at Chicagoist with these best of lists and, to be fair, we didn't think the weather heading into mid-August would be agreeable for grilled cheese. Yet, here we are, enjoying climes more akin to the Pacific northwest heading into the dog days, drooling for a grilled cheese sandwich. We sat down and put...Read More
The Scout may be exactly what the South Loop needs - a comfortable, upscale bar. While we're not huge fans of the scads of big-screen TVs, sports watchers will love it. And we are definitely partial to the beautifully-renovated space, the reclaimed wood bars, the wonderful natural light and the huge beer list. The Scout took over the space...Read More
The simple grilled cheese sandwich: a magnificent little creation. But there are some inherent problems. It’s little. And simple. So let’s supersize it, put a frosty mug of ice-cold beer next to it and see what happens. We predict only good things. Introducing The Scout, soft-opening this weekend, offering you all the comforts of home—writ large—in the South Loop. The space was most recently Opera,...Read More
Housed in the former Opera space, TS's a flatscreen-packed, copper-walled pub, with piers snagged from Lake Michigan flanking a bar serving up sustenance including foot-long grilled cheeses w/ tomato basil dip, burgers like the Gruyere/caramelized onion/pancetta Big City, and the corned beef & thick-cut rye serving up sustenance, though despite the obesity a of people still consider him a total...Read More
If you ever dined at Jerry Kleiner’s South Loop restaurant Opera, the building’s new occupant, The Scout Waterhouse + Kitchen, is bound to give you a serious jolt of culture shock. The interior of The Scout, which is in soft-opening mode now in advance of its grand opening on August 19, is done in a style I’d call post-Kleiner: nary...Read More
August 17, 2011––Our final event of the Stella Artois Summer Music series was another success! Local Chicagoans joined together for a night of beer and music at The Scout, a new bar in the south loop. Guests enjoyed complimentary Stella Artois accompanied by an acoustic performance from Jeffrey David...Read More
The Scout was already packed when our nightlife reporter visited a couple of weeks back, so you can imagine the hubbub at Friday’s grand opening bash. Actually, hold that thought: You don’t have to imagine it. Our photographer was there, wading through the masses at the new South Loop tap. Browse the scene for yourself...Read More
CHICAGO The Scout Waterhouse and Kitchen opened in the South Loop near McCormick Pace last month. With a menu inspired by road trips, the American restaurant serves burgers made with locally raised farm beef, bacon-wrapped Angus meat loaf, and signature grilled cheese sandwiches. Outfitted with pine bars, brass accents, and blown-glass light fixtures, the rustic interior...Read More