Mother’s Day Restaurant Advertisements May 12, 1989

Source: Register Star   May 12, 1989   Sec. GO pg.11

Favorite Restaurant Dishes, # 1 – 2011

Source:  RW; Rockford Woman Magazine, July/August 2011, pp 26-27

Der Rathskeller


Der Rathskeller, 1132 Auburn St., Opened 1976 (other sources say much earlier; see below)

Owners: (2014) Dick and Betty Giesen and their son, Michael DuPre

Source: Friday GO section, Rockford Register Star May 9, 2014

The Sausage Shop opened at that location in 1932, and added Der Rathskeller by 1935, owner: Fred J. Goetz, according to City Directories for 1932 and 1935