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West Loop grocery takes pride in 75 years of family tradition

by Gloria Oh
June 07, 2012

“Food is comfort,” said Mary Ellen Graziano, the wife and mother of J.P. Graziano Grocery Store’s past and present store owners. That philosophy has allowed the store to interact with customers as if they were family. Graziano says her husband treated the store like his second home. Now her son, Jim Graziano, is keeping that tradition alive.