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SPONSORED: Where to Celebrate #NegroniWeek in Chicago, June 1-7

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It takes a special cocktail to deserve a whole week of devotion, but the Negroni is just that. Since 2013 Campari and Imbibe magazine have teamed up to celebrate the 96-year-old aperitif composed of equal parts gin, red vermouth and Campari in an effort to raise money for charity.

This year, we're celebrating Negroni Week by giving one lucky winner the Ultimate Bar Kit with all the tools necessary to make the perfect Negroni and explore the larger world of mixology.

To assemble the Ultimate Bar Kit, we caught up with a few Negroni Week-participating bartenders from some of the top cocktail outposts around the US. To win, all you have to do is prove that you're on top of Negroni Week by tweeting @EaterChicago with the hashtag #NegroniWeek, between now and June 7.

Head this way to see what's in the kit, and peruse the map below to find out where you can partake in the festivities.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Celeste

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111 West Hubbard Street
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 828-9000
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This refined cocktail spot offers re-interpretations of American classics. The sexy, art deco space also features a supper club and and rooftop garden where guests can sip in style. Order a rooftop Negroni: a portion of the proceeds during #NegroniWeek will go to helping out Un86'd Chicago.

2. Eataly

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43 East Ohio Street
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 521-8700
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The newest outpost from the Batali-Bastianich empire features 23 restaurants and numerous markets including vegetables, pasta, meat and other Italian delicacies. During #NegroniWeek, stop in to benefit the Greater Chicago Food Depository.
459 North Ogden Avenue
Chicago, IL 60642
(312) 888-3367
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Brought to you by team who opened The Aberdeen Tap, G&O (short for Grand and Ogden) is located in an old West Town gas station. In addition to craft cocktails and beers, house-infused liquors and house-batched cocktails, they also features sophisticated bar food like buttermilk fried rock shrimp and wild boar meatballs. Enjoy a Negroni among the eclectic atmosphere and drink out to help the Chicago Special Olympics.

4. Kinmont

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419 West Superior Street
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 915-0011
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Named for a salmon fly-fishing lure, Kinmont is the first sustainable fish and seafood restaurant in Chicago. The fish served have been caught only using safe practices. The restaurant has a full bar and has a strong focus on craft and local beer. Stop in to help out Un86'd and the USBG National Charity Foundation when you enjoy a #NegroniWeek cocktail.

5. Luxbar

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18 East Bellevue Place
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 642-3400
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This classic, neighborhood haunt serves traditional fare in space inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright and other American architects. The two-floor pub with outdoor seating is frequented by locals and visitors alike for it’s buzzy scene and solid cooking. During #NegroniWeek, It's the perfect time to try this architectural hot spot (we know you've been waiting for the right moment)--they will be donating a portion of their proceeds to Misericordia Chicago.

6. The Barrelhouse Flat

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2624 North Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, IL 60614
(773) 857-0421
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Named as one of Esquire’s Best Bars in 2013, this bar excels when it comes to mastering the art of classic cocktails. They also serve a menu of straightforward bar food with slider and poutine sections. For #NegroniWeek, proceeds from the drink will go to The National Runaway Safeline.

7. The Dawson

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730 West Grand Avenue
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 243-8955
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The space is named in honor of The Dawson Brothers, fireplace mantle craftsman, who back in the day owned a number of buildings including the one the restaurant inhabits. Their work was highly regarded and still earns top dollar in present day. In that spirit, the bar and restaurant pride themselves on the art of crafting top-notch food and drink and delivering on excellent hospitality. This local homage continues into #NegroniWeek, when proceeds from the drink will go to Un86'd.

8. The Gage

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24 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60603
(312) 372-4243
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This true, high-end gastropub list is located directly across from Millennium Park. It has a sophisticated vibe and an impressive beer list. Menu items include loaded shishito peppers, bison tartare, and fish and chips. Order a Negroni and help out Un86'd from June 1-7.

9. The Whistler

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2421 North Milwaukee Avenue
Chicago, IL 60647
(773) 227-3530
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In addition to being a hip bar, The Whistler is also a gallery, record label, and music venue. Their cocktail menu changes daily and features classics as well as contemporary drinks. They also featured different DJs nightly. True to musical form, during #NegroniWeek, proceeds from the cocktail will be donated to the Intonation Music Workshop.

10. Twisted Spoke

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501 North Ogden Avenue
Chicago, IL 60642
(312) 666-1500
Known around town as a “hard-driving biker bar,” this hot spot has an incredible selection of whiskeys, including offering them on tap. The bar also prides itself on craft seers and killer burgers. If you wash that juicy Fatboy down with a Negroni during #NegroniWeek, Twisted Spoke will donate the proceeds to the Trio Animal Foundation, so it's a win-win.

1. Celeste

111 West Hubbard Street, Chicago, IL 60654
This refined cocktail spot offers re-interpretations of American classics. The sexy, art deco space also features a supper club and and rooftop garden where guests can sip in style. Order a rooftop Negroni: a portion of the proceeds during #NegroniWeek will go to helping out Un86'd Chicago.
111 West Hubbard Street
Chicago, IL 60654

2. Eataly

43 East Ohio Street, Chicago, IL 60611
The newest outpost from the Batali-Bastianich empire features 23 restaurants and numerous markets including vegetables, pasta, meat and other Italian delicacies. During #NegroniWeek, stop in to benefit the Greater Chicago Food Depository.
43 East Ohio Street
Chicago, IL 60611

3. G&O

459 North Ogden Avenue, Chicago, IL 60642
Brought to you by team who opened The Aberdeen Tap, G&O (short for Grand and Ogden) is located in an old West Town gas station. In addition to craft cocktails and beers, house-infused liquors and house-batched cocktails, they also features sophisticated bar food like buttermilk fried rock shrimp and wild boar meatballs. Enjoy a Negroni among the eclectic atmosphere and drink out to help the Chicago Special Olympics.
459 North Ogden Avenue
Chicago, IL 60642

4. Kinmont

419 West Superior Street, Chicago, IL 60654
Named for a salmon fly-fishing lure, Kinmont is the first sustainable fish and seafood restaurant in Chicago. The fish served have been caught only using safe practices. The restaurant has a full bar and has a strong focus on craft and local beer. Stop in to help out Un86'd and the USBG National Charity Foundation when you enjoy a #NegroniWeek cocktail.
419 West Superior Street
Chicago, IL 60654

5. Luxbar

18 East Bellevue Place, Chicago, IL 60611
This classic, neighborhood haunt serves traditional fare in space inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright and other American architects. The two-floor pub with outdoor seating is frequented by locals and visitors alike for it’s buzzy scene and solid cooking. During #NegroniWeek, It's the perfect time to try this architectural hot spot (we know you've been waiting for the right moment)--they will be donating a portion of their proceeds to Misericordia Chicago.
18 East Bellevue Place
Chicago, IL 60611

6. The Barrelhouse Flat

2624 North Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, IL 60614
Named as one of Esquire’s Best Bars in 2013, this bar excels when it comes to mastering the art of classic cocktails. They also serve a menu of straightforward bar food with slider and poutine sections. For #NegroniWeek, proceeds from the drink will go to The National Runaway Safeline.
2624 North Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, IL 60614

7. The Dawson

730 West Grand Avenue, Chicago, IL 60654
The space is named in honor of The Dawson Brothers, fireplace mantle craftsman, who back in the day owned a number of buildings including the one the restaurant inhabits. Their work was highly regarded and still earns top dollar in present day. In that spirit, the bar and restaurant pride themselves on the art of crafting top-notch food and drink and delivering on excellent hospitality. This local homage continues into #NegroniWeek, when proceeds from the drink will go to Un86'd.
730 West Grand Avenue
Chicago, IL 60654

8. The Gage

24 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60603
This true, high-end gastropub list is located directly across from Millennium Park. It has a sophisticated vibe and an impressive beer list. Menu items include loaded shishito peppers, bison tartare, and fish and chips. Order a Negroni and help out Un86'd from June 1-7.
24 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60603

9. The Whistler

2421 North Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, IL 60647
In addition to being a hip bar, The Whistler is also a gallery, record label, and music venue. Their cocktail menu changes daily and features classics as well as contemporary drinks. They also featured different DJs nightly. True to musical form, during #NegroniWeek, proceeds from the cocktail will be donated to the Intonation Music Workshop.
2421 North Milwaukee Avenue
Chicago, IL 60647

10. Twisted Spoke

501 North Ogden Avenue, Chicago, IL 60642
Known around town as a “hard-driving biker bar,” this hot spot has an incredible selection of whiskeys, including offering them on tap. The bar also prides itself on craft seers and killer burgers. If you wash that juicy Fatboy down with a Negroni during #NegroniWeek, Twisted Spoke will donate the proceeds to the Trio Animal Foundation, so it's a win-win.
501 North Ogden Avenue
Chicago, IL 60642

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