We've got some bad news for fans of Iguana Mack's in Chandler -- but good news for those who like their lunch with a side of community giving.
A new restaurant called Social Box Neighborhood Eatery will be opening later this month at 1371 North Alma School Road in Chandler. That's the former home of Iguana Mack's, a neighborhood joint that served an eclectic menu of burgers, salads, Mexican entrees, and more.
Social Box, which has yet to announce an official opening date, aims to combine food with community stewardship by donating a portion of each month's proceeds to nonprofits that help kids, veterans, hunger, and support other causes that affect the Chandler neighborhood.
The restaurant will serve a menu that includes wood-fired pizzas, eggrolls that arrive in a Chinese takeout box, seafood guacamole, and Nacho Mama's Nachos with jalapeño munster cheese. Theatrics will be provided via a two-foot cotton candy tower that will stand 4 feet above your table and s'mores, which can be cooked on the restaurant patio over open fire pits.
The restaurant will also host quarterly events that benefit specific nonprofits.
The first of these events will be held on Wednesday, October 29, and will benefit the Chandler Education Foundation's Teacher Scholarship Fund, which provides resources for teachers in the Chandler Unified School District who want to continue their educations.
Tickets to the event cost $5 (includes food and non-alcoholic drinks) and can be purchased online.
Social Box plans to open prior to the October 29 event. For updates check the Social Box Neighborhood Eatery Facebook.