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Firecakes Evening Hours and Ice Cream Sandwiches; Geaux Geaux Truck Preview; More

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RIVER NORTH—There's a couple new wrinkles at Jonathan Fox's donut shop Firecakes. He's expanding hours into the evening on Wednesdays through Saturdays, staying open as late as 11:30 on weekends, depending on donut availability. He's also offering donut ice cream "sandwiches": glazed, square donuts filled with housemade vanilla bean ice cream for $4 each. [EaterWire]

WEST LOOP—A new food truck from chef Andre Mika (Beignet's Louisiana Kitchen), "The Great Louisiana Geaux Geaux Truck," is about to hit the streets. Preview his creole dishes tomorrow at The Garage from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. Items include jambalaya, fried catfish poboy, and stewed okra with tomatoes and sweet shrimp. [EaterWire]

RIVER NORTH—The 3rd Annual Pig Out For Charity, benefitting the 100 Club of Chicago, happens tomorrow at 6:30 p.m. in the parking lot adjacent to 25 Degrees. Events include a police officer burger eating contest and live music from the Chicago Players. Purchase your $20 tickets here. [EaterWire]

WEST TOWN—UN86'D, the charity that helps restaurant professionals in need, is hosting a pig roast and cocktail event at Homestead on Monday. A $40 ticket buys a Templeton Rye cocktail, a Ford's gin cocktail, a Goose Island Matilda, a raffle ticket, and an all-you-can-eat pig roast with sides. [EaterWire]

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