“Carmelo Preiti is the master barber at the 316 and works on the mandible areas of Chicago Cubs pitcher Kerry Woods and a handful of Chicago Blackhawks including captain Jonathan Toews and Coach Quinville (Carmelo has been cutting Chicago Blackhawks’ Patrick Kane’s “playoff mullet” since 2009). Carmelo properly preps the skin, the secret to a straight razor shave, with hot towels, pre-shave oils and more hot towels. Then it’s time for hot lather and the razor gliding across the skin. The 2,500-square-foot space in the heart of the financial district includes a pool table, odds board, full bar, fireplace, lounge chairs and 50s-era Vegas vibe.”

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