Food & Drink

No Shots Allowed: An Oral History of Chicago's Old Town Ale House

Published On 03/16/2016 Published On 03/16/2016
Old Town Ale House in Chicago
Jim Vondruska/Thrillist

I basically proved to people that if you drink in a bar long enough, they give it to you.

Jim Vondruska/Thrillist
Jim Vondruska/Thrillist
Jim Vondruska/Thrillist

If you get some assholes in here, and you want to get them out, just put the opera on. The jukebox is big as far as affecting our clientele.

Jim Vondruska/Thrillist

... Bruce has a "No Shot" list. Instead of getting kicked out at first, he just puts you on the list.

Jim Vondruska/Thrillist
Jim Vondruska/Thrillist