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Free Stuff: Rockit Burger Bar Gives Away 200 Cubs Tickets

By Sarah Freeman in Food on Apr 10, 2012 2:30PM


Maybe you are a Cubs fan, or a White Sox fan, or even a Mets fan (if that is the case, we recommend relocating back to New York). Wherever you loyalty lies, there is no denying thatWrigley Field perfected the art of baseball viewing.

Meanwhile, another Wrigleyville establishment has found its true calling in burgers. And to celebrate the re-opening of Rockit Wrigley as Rockit Burger Bar, they are letting you see the Cubbies for free!

Starting last night, tickets went up for grabs for the Wednesday and Thursday games. To enter, take a picture of any of their 16 burgers when you dine in or order from GrubHub. Shoot before midnight tonight and tweet the picture using the hashtag #Tix4Pix or post it on Facebook and tag Rockit Buger Bar. The first 200 to post a photo will win one ticket (bleacher seats, so tell your friends to take a picture too) and the winners will be notified via a direct message.

On Cubs opening day, Rockit Burger Bar revealed its made-over menu. The change was prompted by the success of the Rockit Burger in the Wrigleyville location, and allowed the restaurant to claim its own identity rather remaining in the shadows of Rockit Bar & Grill.

Chef Amanda Downing's menu ranges from the traditional black angus to the bizarre Johnny apple burger, which is a surprisingly complementary combination of apple, brie, bacon and pecan aioli. Staple bar munchies such as onion rings and jalapeno poppers remain on the menu alongside new flatbreads and their legendary mac and cheese. The weekend brunch is also still available.

Another change is the emphasis on whiskey. The new "Rocktails" include the Whiskey Smash, Elk's Own, Sazerac and the Brooklyn (their version of a Manhattan). While we applaud their attempt to join the classic cocktail craze, we recommend you stick to the burgers and beer. Plus, get some free Cubs tickets while you are at it.

Rockit Burger Bar is located at 3700 N. Clark St.