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A Highland Park neighborhood spot

Ryan Ballinger, co-owner with Gabriel Byer of the York in Highland Park, has a seat at the bar, an L-shaped hunk of polished South American hardwood. The gastropub lists its food and drink menu on blackboards on the exposed-brick side walls. (Christina House / For The Times)
A group relaxes over beers while catching the summer breezes from the York’s open windows. The gastropub serves Belgian and British labels in bottles as well as a dozen beers on tap. (Christina House / For The Times)
Blackened catfish is served on a bed of grilled corn kernels in brown butter. The York is open daily from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. (Christina House / For The Times)
Toasted bread, spiced olives and hot, roasted nuts complement a draft Firestone Double Barrel Ale. The York’s on-tap list includes local microbrews, a few British brews and a couple of ciders. (Christina House / For The Times)