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The Real Zum Deutschen Eck

Dear Ms. Levine: Re: the article printed in the February 4, 2000, edition of the Chicago Reader entitled “Zum Deutschen Ick,” by Jeffrey Felshman: 1. Starting at the beginning of the article–referring to the restaurant as Zum Deutschen Ick is sickening. 2. His stating that he worked at Zum Deutschen Eck off and on from […]

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Zum Deutschen Ick

Lately it seems like every week another local institution goes under, and with each, something intangible is lost: an era ends, a dream dies. Zum Deutschen Eck went in January. The front-page report in the local Booster paper said that the owner, Albert Wirth Jr., had sprung the news on guests and staff during a […]