Land & Lake’s Ravenswood Restaurant Opens Friday In Former Fountainhead Spot


RAVENSWOOD — Land & Lake is opening a restaurant in Ravenswood Friday in the previous Fountainhead spot.

The cafe, which specializes in modern-day requires on common American dishes and craft cocktails, opens 4 p.m. Friday at 1970 W. Montrose Ave. The hours this 7 days will be 4-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 4-9 p.m. Sunday.

The restaurant will reopen next week 4-11 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, and 4-9 p.m. Sunday. 

“The restaurant will concentration on expanding to meal service day by day and then weekend brunch in the coming months,” LM Restaurant Group’s communications director Lauren Hammond mentioned.

The Montrose Avenue location is Land & Lake’s third spot, pursuing outposts in Andersonville and Downtown.

Renovations doubled the restaurant’s potential to 160 seats and a extra comfortable rooftop patio, Hammond reported.

The patio now has a dumbwaiter to permit shoppers to love the restaurant’s complete menu whilst seated there, Hammond mentioned.

“The big lined bar spot is finish with ceiling fans and umbrellas deliver shade to the open rooftop making the room the perfect location to get pleasure from a gorgeous Chicago working day,” she claimed.

The new owners also whitewashed brick partitions to accent the eating location, Hammond mentioned. They also commissioned Chicago artist Jason Brammer create a personalized wall mural depicting a composite road view of traditionally substantial structures in Ravenswood together with All Saints Episcopal Church, Krause Music Retail outlet constructing, the Dr. Wallace C. Abbott Home and the Deagan Creating, Hammond claimed.

The menu is identical to the Andersonville location and capabilities things like a buffalo marinated crispy cauliflower with fried onions and a vegan corn sauce a burger with American cheese, home built dill pickles, onions and Thousand Island dressing and a 15oz boneless seared 50 percent hen with garlic, olive and thyme, served with contemporary slice fries and property pickles, said Lauren Hammond, Hammond stated.

“Given the restaurant’s proximity to Chicago’s famed Malt Row, Land & Lake Ravenswood will concentration on highlighting regionally brewed beers and craft cocktails working with regionally and regionally distilled liquors, Hammond reported.

Cocktails consist of Strawberry Fields built with CH Distillery rum and Amargo de Chile, strawberry basic syrup and lime juice the Bourbon Mule made with with Jeppson’s Bourbon, lime juice and ginger beer and the Mango sparkling cocktail produced with with Rhine Hall mango brandy, uncomplicated syrup, lemon juice and glowing wine, she reported. 

Fountainhead shut immediately after 10 many years in the community in November 2020, among the a lot of places to eat and companies compelled to closed in the course of the pandemic.

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