One of Chicago's most essential negronis can be found at the chicken joint with a fantastic patio in Logan Square. If you've never been, you're missing out and you should look no further than Parson's for a great outside hang. You should also order the Original Negroni Slushy, the first of the frozen cocktails to grace the Parson's menu and a solid mainstay. It's made with Letherbee gin, Luxardo Bitters instead of Campari and sweet vermouth, giving it a still bitter bite while staying refreshing in the heat. $9. —Elizabeth Atkinson
The negroni is made with gin, vermouth and Campari—one part each. You can find it all over the city, but we found the best of the best at Italian restaurants, fantastic cocktail bars and even a brewpub. Try these different variations of the bitter Italian cocktail and you won't be let down.
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