Chef Joseph Shilling to Open PIG an All Pork Restaurant

Chef Joseph Shilling to Open PIG an All Pork Restaurant

Chef Joseph Shilling to Open PIG an All Pork Restaurant

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Chef Joseph Shilling, is planning to open a restaurant named PIG, scheduled for mid-December. The all-pork restaurant will be located in the former Union Taco and EAT space at 712 W. Girard Ave., next to Tiffin. Plans are for a 25-seater, which will including six counter stools and an open kitchen.


The Menu will include:

Piggy chili with ghost pepper jack cheese and nacho chip crumbs ($6); and Caesar salad with garlicy bacon dressing ($7), plus such entrees as Miami's Cubano sandwich with pulled pork, ham, Swiss cheese, pickles and mustard pressed on Cuban bread ($9); Philly Italian Pulled Pork Italian spiced with broccoli rabe and sharp Provolone ($9); pulled pork Parmesan with Italian-seasoned pulled pork topped with tomato gravy, sharp Provolone and mozzarella ($9); Carolina barbecued pulled pork with pepper slaw ($8); Three Little Piggy's meatballs with pork, ham, chorizo and tomato gravy ($8); pork burger with ground pork with a hint of ground chorizo sausage ($7); an "Oink Oink Hog" burger, made of 80 percent ground pork/20 percent chorizo sausage and topped with pulled pork, bacon, ham and crispy chicharon ($10);  "the Ultimate" BLT with double-thick bacon and pig's tomato jam ($7); and a grilled Berkshire pork "lolli-chop" - a thick-cut pork chop with garlic ginger rub ($16).

All entrees are served with crispy fried small potatoes & bacon with glazed carrots.

Desserts will include bourbon bacon double chocolate brownies ($5); and something called Pigpen Slop - chocolate mousse with crushed cookie topping and salted caramel ($6).  

Hours will be noon to 9 p.m. Monday to Saturday.

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