Restaurants raise earthquake relief funds to benefit region known for its pasta

A partial view of the Hotel Roma, a town landmark which has a restaurant that serves the famous pasta dish spaghetti all'amatriciana, in Amatrice, central Italy, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016 where a 6.1 earthquake struck just after 3:30 a.m., Wednesday. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

A partial view of the Hotel Roma, a town landmark which has a restaurant that serves the famous pasta dish spaghetti all'amatriciana, in Amatrice, central Italy, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016 where a 6.1 earthquake struck just after 3:30 a.m., Wednesday. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

If you are going out to eat this weekend, you may want to consider Italian food. WGN Radio’s Kim Gordon says it’s all for a good cause.

Here is a list of participating restaurants:

Monteverde: 1020 W. Madison St., 312-888-3041, www.monteverdechicago.com
Forno Rosso: 1048 W. Randolph St., 312-243-6000, www.fornorossopizzeria.com
Piccolo Sogno: 464 N. Halsted St., 312-421-0077, www.piccolosognorestaurant.com
Nonnina: 340 N. Clark St., 312-822-0077, www.nonninachicago.com
Acanto: 18 S. Michigan Ave., 312-578-0763, www.acantochicago.com
Filini Bar and Restaurant: 221 N. Columbus Dr., 312-477-0234, www.filinichicago.com

Click here for more information including details for each restaurant.