Nico Osteria Chef Bill Montagne Finds Inspiration in the Negroni

Liz Grossman

Bill Montagne drank a classic Negroni at the bar of Nico Osteria, the Italian seafood restaurant where he is chef de cuisine, and quickly fell in love. He credits the Italian cocktail for getting him excited about all things Campari- and Negroni-related, explaining why he decided to take his newfound favorite cocktail to the plate at the Chicago restaurant.

The Negroni is a...