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Another day, another pig roast

Pigs are big. (Photo ©2012 by Leah A. Zeldes.)

Pigs are big. (Photo by Leah A. Zeldes.)

Chicago can’t get enough of that roasted pork. Here’s where to find your fill.

  • Mahoney’s Pub & Grille in River West throws a pig roast luau Saturday, Aug. 11. The outdoor luau, with flower leis for everyone, starts at 11 a.m. with burgers, brats, hot dogs and more on the grill, and the pig will come off the fire about 7 p.m. All you can eat is $11.95.

  • The second annual Rock and Roll Pig Roast takes place noon to 10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, outside The Standard Bar and Grill in Wicker Park. Details about the food and ticket prices aren’t available yet, but the band line up includes Secret Colours, Sybris, Bully in the Hallway, Michael Lux and the Bad Sons, Velocicopter, Absolutely Not, Fallen Rivers, Box Jellyfish, Treasurer and ZED, and the organizer promise “incredible food” and “cheap drinks.”

  • The Village Inn in Skokie hosts an all-you-can-eat-and-drink pig roast from noon to 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 26, during Skokie’s Back Lot Bash. The event, benefiting The ALS Foundation, offers a bounty of pork, chicken, potatoes and corn as well as unlimited draft beer for $25. The surrounding fest features free live music, carnival rides, tours of the Skokie Heritage Museum and Historic Log Cabin, arts and crafts and a silent film festival.