There’s a reason The Purple Pig has a line out the door nearly every single night: It is porcine perfection, and the bubbly after-work crowd can’t leave work fast enough to get here (lines usually start forming by 5pm). This casual, meat-heavy Mag Mile bistro, with a broad and affordable wine list, serves up shared plates from all parts of the animal, including pig tails and tripe, while also excelling at veggies such as shaved Brussels sprouts and braised baby artichokes. The “JLT,” an open-faced sandwich with pork jowl, tomato, frisee, and fried duck egg, is also a stand-out. But don’t steer away from the more familiar choices, like the chicken thigh kebab or milk-braised pork shoulder, which are just as delicious as the glandular offerings. No reservations are accepted, so aim at getting there early or plan on a wait.