You no longer have to drive to Schaumburg to get your hands on some Lou Malnati's.

'Oh. My. Frickin'. God,' was the exact phrase I just uttered when I read the news that Lou Malnati's is setting up shop in Rockford.

That's some huge pizza news.

As a Chicago suburban child, I am no stranger to Lou's. In fact, I can walk to the one in Schaumburg from my parents' house, I've thrown two baby showers there and my oldest brother's rehearsal dinner was at the Elk Grove location.

Basically we're a deep dish fam.

Now your fam can get their Lou's on too.

Eyewitness News is reporting that Lou's will open soon at Mulford Village Road near Men's Wearhouse.

It will be a carry-out and delivery only location, but that's all good with us.

According to My Stateline, it should open in January 2019.

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