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Chicago North Shore Gets Hands-On With Lou Malnati’s In Lincolnwood



If you didn’t know, Lincolnwood is the first location of Chicago’s very first Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria. Legendary for their Chicago-style deep dish pizza, this family-owned operation generously welcomed Yelp North Shore Elites into its Lincolnwood restaurant for a private hands-on pizza-making event. Broken into small groups, each team put on their aprons, gloves, imaginary chef hats, and crafted perfect pepperoni deep dish pizzas under the leadership of restaurant manager, Mike and his team. Made according to the original recipe created in 1943, these pizzas were so tasty we think everyone should quit their day jobs and work at Lou’s. Side note: Did you know 20 slices of cheese goes into each deep dish pizza? Did you know there is an official tomato-tasting team that brings in the freshest tomatoes from California each year at harvest? Oh, and you probably already know about that famous buttery crust…right? Aside from getting the opportunity to eat the handmade pizzas, Elites were also treated to wine, beer, soda, and a spread of boneless chicken wings (OMG so good), specialty salad, and of course tiramisu for dessert. We almost forgot to mention, this particular night was a designated *cheat day* for all dieters. Peep the photos and read the five-star reviews here. And, don’t forget, when life gives you tomatoes, make deep dish pizza!

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Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria in LincolnwoodLee Klawans Photography

 

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