KC Mac N’ Co. has graduated from The Parlor food hall and opened its first brick-and-mortar restaurant on the ground level of the 1111 Main building, formerly called Town Pavilion.
The restaurant serves several artisan macaroni and cheese dishes including Honey Serrano Mac, Mac Waffle with fried chicken served over a mac waffle, and KC ‘Cue Mac with Jack Stack brisket and fried onions.
It also serves mac fritters in tomato sauce and potao wedges with cotija cheese as sides. Hours are Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
“It all began with the belief that macaroni and cheese deserved a seat at the entree table,” according to a press release from Copaken Brooks, the building manager.
“Steven Austin saw an opportunity in the market, so he partnered with a top Kansas City chef to share a mac recipe that lived up to those gooey standards.”
KC Mac N’ Co. opened as a pop-up food truck in 2019, then expanded into Crossroads food hall, Parlor, in 2021.
“The spot’s original triumph is the Signature Honey Serrano Mac, which features cavatappi pasta, a creamy, but not-too-rich cheese sauce, twice-fried chicken marinated in buffalo and buttermilk, and a honey serrano pepper glaze,” according to the release.
The restaurant occupies 1,389 square feet at 1111 Main with direct access off Petticoat Lane.
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