The Southern Mac & Cheese Store Coming Soon to Loop; Two-Alarm Fire Reported at Pasieka Bakery

The Southern Mac & Cheese Store
The Southern Mac & Cheese Store Photo: courtesy of Facebook

Loop: The Southern Mac & Cheese Store, which began its life last year as The Southern Mac food truck, is preparing to open sometime next week at 60 E. Lake Street. Thanks goes to Chicagoist for helping to dig up this picture of the storefront. [PennyPollack/Twitter, Chicagoist]

Logan Square: A fire broke out this morning at Pasieka Bakery on Milwaukee Ave. Currently, there are no reported injuries. [Sun-Times]

Lincoln Park: Eater Austin gave us the heads up that Alinea has been ripped off….again. This time a restaurant in Texas copied Alinea’s distinctive menu template. [Eater]

West Loop: Have a passion for modern cocktails? The Aviary is currently looking for cooks and cocktail makers. [Craigslist]

Various Locations: Ben & Jerry’s Schweddy Balls ice cream is officially in town, and Time Out already dished out this review: “The ice cream, as it always is with Ben & Jerry’s, is delicious and decadent.” [TOC]