East Side

Pappouli’s Family Diner

By admin / March 23, 2021 /

Story by Elena Petrovich My great grandfather, August Karras, was born in 1903 in Tripolis, Greece. He immigrated to south Chicago around 1922. After marrying and having two daughters, he was naturalized in 1943. “Gus” eventually owned a small, family-run diner, The Marquette Fountain, in The Bush neighborhood. He did everything from dishes, to cooking,…

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