Byline: Elaine Glusac
First, martinis. Then, cigars. Need more evidence that luxury is on the loose? Caviar bars, darling.
In Chicago, two new night spots allow you to indulge your taste for Russian beluga or American sturgeon caviars. At Biggs, 1150 North Dearborn, the caviar and martini bar is a destination in itself or a prelude to dinner in the vintage 1874 mansion.
At Narcisse Champagne Salon & Caviar Bar, 710 North Clark Street, pricy pampering draws everyone from after-five business folk to trust-fund twentysomethings.
Caviar is served on a silver platter — what else? — draped in faux pearls.
“It’s a touch of luxury after work,” said Narcisse partner Kathryn Sullivan. “You can come here and have champagne and caviar and feel special and then go home and watch ‘Seinfeld.’ “