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Welcome to il Porcellino!

Il Porcellino, located in the heart of River North in downtown Chicago, is a neighborhood restaurant offering classic Italian-American comfort food in a casual setting. Our seasonal menu focuses on housemade pastas, vegetable antipasti and daily specials, all crafted with ingredients sourced from quality artisans, purveyors and local farmers. The fun and approachable wine program encourages sharing with selections from southern and central Italy.

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A Night of Negroni at Il Porcellino

Join our bar team for a hands-on, interactive Negroni experience celebrating Italy's most iconic cocktail. Learn the history and technique behind the drink as well as variations to try at home. The bar team also guides guests through setting up a home bar, how to do a proper stir and the best types of glassware and ice to use. Taste your way through different Negronis and enjoy a seasonal selection of classic antipasti during the event. Space to this cocktail class is extremely limited.

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