from the duo that brought us horse thief bbq at the grand central market comes highland park’s newest hot spot, cafe birdie. designed by etc.etera, the same folks that enhanced hotel covell, the marble and copper tabletops and modern tiles make for one of the most instagram-able spots I’ve seen in a while. but the goodness doesn’t stop at your eyes. founders wade mcelroy and russell malixi offer dinner and weekend brunch menus that will make you drool, with unique craft cocktails for each that might be reason enough to stop by. plus, four equally enjoyable settings to choose from : the main restaurant and bar, an outdoor patio, an outdoor lounge area and a second speak-easy inspired bar in the back.