Dinkel’s Bakery Closed After 100 Years of German Bakery in Lakeview 2022-04-29 16:23:49


CHICAGO (WLS) – Dinkel’s Bakery is closing Saturday after 100 years of business in the city’s Lakeview neighborhood.

The bakery was an area institution passed down by generations of Chicago families. The bakery is known for baking nuts, spices, and dried or candied fruits, and specializes in sweet and savory German baked goods, bagels included. It also puts out thousands of paczki every year.

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Norm Dinkle, president of the sweet shop, told ABC7 that it was time to turn the page on the next chapter in his life. He also plans to auction off the outdoor banner and will donate 50% of the money to charity.

Your last chance to get a delicious baked good is on Saturday 30th April from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM

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