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America's Classics: Rick Tramonto on the Berghoff

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March 23, 2016

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The Berghoff
​Chicago

I love the history and atmosphere at the Berghoff. The first time I went was in the ’80s—it was our hangout because it was close to where I worked. I liked the traditional German ambience and the Berghoff beer. The food is delicious, from the sauerkraut to the bratwurst. My single favorite thing on the menu is the sauerbraten. They also have an excellent wiener schnitzel, and a tasty pork shank. Anyone who goes should know to go hungry and try the root beer.

—Rick Tramonto, JBF Award Winner

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