The Negroni is a classy combination of Campari, sweet vermouth and gin. At Cherry St., they serve the drink on the rocks. It can also be served without ice.

With more than 3,900 bars around the world participating, Negroni Week has become a huge fundraiser for charitable causes, and in Austin, thatís no exception. Kick off the week at Italic, where venerated guest bartender Jason Kosmas will be celebrating with his companyís Fordís Gin, featured in Italicís house Negronis.

Through June 12, the Italian restaurant will be donating $1 of every Negroni sold to the Sustainable Food Center. For the full list of participating Austin bars, which include Juliet, Small Victory and the Firehouse Lounge, visit

Details: 5 to 7 p.m. Monday. Free. 123 W. Sixth St.