The first Murray Bros. Caddyshack restaurant opened 17 years ago in St. Augustine, Fla. Why did it take so long to come to Chicago?
“We don’t do things real fast,” Andy Murray said.
“As a matter of fact,” Bill Murray added, “we’re still painting the house.”
CEO Mac Haskell said the Murrays considered locations at Navy Pier, near Wrigley Field and in the West Loop before opening across the street from the Rosemont Theatre.
Bill, Andy and Joel Murray met with reporters before Tuesday’s 11 a.m. opening. By then a line had formed to enter the 8,600-square-foot space, which has 237 seats, 31 TVs, a giant bar, tons of “Caddyshack” memorabilia and gear, Cubs and movie...