Here's a couple of resources for surviving the winter - whether you're staying in or braving the cold.
Esquire Magazine's 27 Best Winter Cocktails:
They have one the of most decisive and comprehensive databases on cocktails I've seen. Whether you like the semi-pretentious tone of the site or not, you'll definitely learn something.
Tasting Tables Best Chicago Cocktails - where to get them and their recipes:
I've only tried a few on the list... this could definitely be a fun mission to accomplish.