This was our first year serving the crowds at Lollapalloza. The first day was so busy that we even had to take the “Triple” off the menu to save space on the grills. Luckily we’ve got over 30 years experience with events like this and our team handled the incredible crowds for three days with…Details
August 5th is International Beer Day. Here’s how you celebrate correctly…
You grab a seat at our world-famous bar…
…order a Billy Goat Lager…
…and a Cheezborger!
Happy International Beer Day!
Nothing beats Navy Pier on a summer’s day. This August 7 – 11 brings the international fleet of tall ships back to Navy Pier! Billy Goat on Navy Pier makes the perfect place to bring the family for a cheezborger. The Tall Ships are at Navy Pier, sponsored by Pepsi, so….Cheezborger. Cheezborger. Cheezborger. No Coke.…Details
This August 2 – 4, Billy Goat will be part of Chow Town at Lollapalooza in Grant Park. If you’re lucky enough to go to the sold out show remember to stop by for a Cheezborger. There’s an outstanding lineup this year that includes The Cure, Mumford & Sons, The Killers, Nine Inch Nails, and…Details
July 23rd is National Hot Dog Day! Here’s our take on the “Chicago-Style” Dog. How about those pickle chips!
Happy National Grilling Month! Nobody knows their way around a flat top grill like Sam and the cooks at Billy Goat. The perfect Cheezborger is a work of art. Our patties are made for stacking. They’re formed thin so they can be quickly seared – sealing a pop of mouthwatering, juicy flavor in each patty. By the time…Details
July 20, 2013 marks the 44th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. That mission captivated the imagination of the entire world, including legendary entrepreneur Billy Goat Sianis. The following spring, Billy Goat petitioned the secretary of State for the first food and liquor license on the moon.
Read the full letter here: http://www.billygoattavern.com/blog/2013/02/21/the-first-food-liquor-license-on-the-moon/
When it was built in 1930, The Merchandise Mart was the largest building in the world. It wasn’t long before Billy Goat Tavern opened on Madison in 1934. It’s fitting for two Chicago legends to team up and feed hungry shoppers delicious Cheezborgers. Nearly 10 million people visit the Merchandise Mart each year. Next time…Details
On July 13, Bruno Mars brings his Moon Shine Jungle Tour to Chicago! If you’re headed to the show, don’t forget to stop by the Billy Goat on Madison first. We serve the best moonshine in Chicago! We think Bruno did a great job hosting SNL (a show we’re a little familiar with). Here’s one…Details