Carlyn Berghoff, a fourth-generation descendant of one of Chicago’s most venerable restaurant families, is running her own version of the Old World German restaurant beloved by Chicagoans and visitors from 1898 to 2006. When she officially became the owner of the business and building about a year ago after her parents retired, Carlyn Berghoff started small, closing the restaurant and opening the smaller, lunch-only Berghoff Café on the lower level as well as the bar. She reserved ...

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