El Hefe Super Macho TaqueriaRiver North | Website
El Hefe (Spanish for "the boss") Super Macho Taqueria took over the former Dos Diablos' space. The signature drink is the Bulldog Garita, a margarita served in a 32-ounce beer glass topped with an up-ended bottle of Corona. They'll also have a shot bar where you can order up fancifully named concoctions such as Sex with an Alligator or Blue Balls.
"We're a party bar, but we really focus on the food aspect too," Wright said. El Hefe will serve made-from-scratch tacos, burgers, hot dogs and tostadas, plus brunch Saturday and Sunday.
El Hefe hosts DJs spinning Top 40 and rock twice a week, and you'll regularly see servers dancing on the bars, sometimes with a Mr. T impersonator who will be coming in once a month. They also host weekly parties from 4-10 p.m. Sundays. "It's a perfect party for day drinking," Wright said. "It's for people that want to drink Sunday, but still have to work Monday."
Read more about El Hefe and other additions to the River North bar scene at RedEye.