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Empanadas & Erie House Part 2: Chicago Native

Last month we brought you the story of Jose and Julie Riesco, and their restaurant, Nini’s. Julie worked at Erie House in the 1980s, and Jose owned a small grocery store around the corner. They met, fell in love, and raised their family in the West Town neighborhood, not far from Erie. This continuation of…

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Empanadas & Erie House: A Neighborhood Love Story

You probably know that Erie House has brought other non-profits, like Erie Family Health Center, into the world, and you might even know about the charter school we helped launch, but did you know we also played a role in the birth of one of Yelp’s top 100 restaurants in the country?  That’s right, according…

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