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Southern Mac Store Closes; 5411 Empanadas Opens; More

5411 Empanadas
5411 Empanadas
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LOOP—The Southern Mac & Cheese Store closed over the weekend so the owners can focus on their Bucktown spot, The Southern. The Southern Mac & Cheese Truck will now operate out of the Bucktown space. [312DD]

LAKEVIEW—The 5411 Empanadas store is now officially open for business at 2850 N. Clark. [Thrillist]

SOUTH LOOPFive Guys opened yet another burger shop in Chicago, this time at 1146 S. Wabash. [Sloopin]

LINCOLN PARK—On Aug. 4, McGee's Tavern & Grille will host its 8th annual Porkfest—a porcine bacchanalia where for $20 you get all you can eat pulled pork, deep fried bacon, beef brisket, chicken, smoked sausages and more. For $10, get 32-ounce vodka lemonades. [EaterWire]

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