Porchetta and Prosecco for Ferragosto at Cecconi's

[caption id=“” align=“aligncenter” width=“500”] Pig Roast at Cecconi’s[/caption] Apparently, the Italians celebrate a holiday of leisure called Ferragosto on the 15th of August - a day to head to the beach, mountains and other glorious vacation destinations for some serious off time. Cecconi’s is making this occasion easy for us Angelenos to celebrate - thanks to a pig roast on August 18th. They’re roasting porchetta, in fact, over the spit and serving it up on a plate with delicious accompaniments like plated apple sauce, wood oven roasted potatoes and pork crackling. Also included is a glass of Prosecco, which Cecconi’s just made available on-tap, with the very reasonable per person price of $30. I love Cecconi’s patio if nothing more than for soaking up some West Hollywood sun, the beautiful bar which opens to the outdoor seating as well as the beautiful people-watching. It’s quite a scene, so I can only imagine how festive the addition of porchetta will make it. Also, I’d like to reiterate two words: Pork crackling. It’s probably a good idea to make your reservation, now, so you can secure your spots. I’ll see you with your glass of Prosecco on the patio.

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Sunday, August 18, 2013

2 PM until the pig runs out

$30 per person

The Secret Garden Patio at Cecconi’s West Hollywood 8764 Melrose Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90069 310.432.2000

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