Lincoln Square’s Famous Dutch Pancake Huis Is Now Territory Kitchen
by Alex V. Hernandez / Block Club Chicago / November 4, 2022
The restaurant will offer German and Italian food. It comes from the owner of the now-closed I Monelli, another longtime Lincoln Square staple.
LINCOLN SQUARE — I Monelli’s owner has partnered with a friend to open Territory Kitchen, a restaurant serving hearty Italian and German food out of the former Famous Dutch Pancake Huis in Lincoln Square.
Territory owners Vittorio Iasalvatore and Chris Royce signed a lease for the 4757 N. Western Ave. spot in April and spent the next eight months renovating the interior to get ready for Tuesday’s soft opening, the owners said.
“We did almost everything ourselves. I’m not a carpenter, and neither is Vittorio. He’s a chef, and I’ve been a bartender for 10 years,” Royce said. “But we picked up hammers and figured it out.” Read more HERE