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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

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The interior of La Macchina Café. The store closed recently after seven years in Evanston.

La Macchina Café closes doors permanently

September 16, 2020

La Macchina Café, located at 1620 Orrington Ave., has permanently closed its doors, Evanston’s economic development manager Paul Zalmezak confirmed to The Daily on Wednesday. The restaurant, which...

The interior of La Macchina Café. The store closed recently after seven years in Evanston.

La Macchina Café sold to new owners, undergoing changes

November 20, 2019

La Macchina Café, located at 1620 Orrington Ave, is undergoing changes and will feature new menu items after being sold at the end of last month. The biggest changes include the addition of a pizza...

Evanston business owners and Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl attended La Macchina Cafe’s ribbon cutting in January. The cafe, 1620 Orrington Ave., opened in the fall.

La Macchina Cafe introduces promotions to attract Northwestern students

February 16, 2014

A new Evanston establishment is targeting Northwestern students of the legal drinking age with discounted drinks and later weekend hours. La Macchina Cafe, 1620 Orrington Ave., opened Oct. 14. Owner...

La Macchina Cafe opened Monday in downtown Evanston. The restaurant, 1620 Orrington Ave., sent its chef to an Italian city to prepare for the opening.

Authentic Italian cafe and restaurant opens in Evanston

October 16, 2013

A new restaurant and cafe in downtown Evanston hopes to bring the authentic Italian experience to its customers. La Macchina Cafe opened Monday at 1620 Orrington Ave. Owners and Evanston residents...

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