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Jimmie the Beef Guy going for a little “sit down” at Godfathers Eatery in Lockport
HEYYYY HOWUDOIN????? Chris & Gina Circelli owners of Godfathers Eatery 301 S State St in Lockport had a little “sit down” with our own Jimmie ‘The Beef Guy’. Chris’s. favorite beef sandwich to make is with Xtra mozz,sweet and hot.......Finish this ...

Peppo’s – NO GUTS NO GLORY!!!! This Legendary sandwich shop located on the Southside
NO GUTS NO GLORY!!!! This Legendary sandwich shop located on the Southside of Chicago obviously is known for their subs also make a pretty darn good Italian beef as well. Jim Peplowski (father) and Robert Peplowski (son) owners of Peppos.......Finish this ...

Who has had the Famous Italian Beef “Bomber” from Spiros Deli in Glenview?
Keith Axelrood seen here at Spiros Deli in Glenview having the famous “Bomber”   Keith says hes been eating this sandwich since the late 70′s. Not pictured Ed Keller first came to Spiros in 1976 and has been coming non.......Finish this ...

Patio on Taylor Street, a classic spot that we had to visit!!!!
Don Caputo,(owner) of the Patio at 1503 W Taylor Street Taylor in Chicago with Jimmie the Beef Guy, and Mariella as they share a couple laughs at this Legendary beef joint. Established since 1948 this place scores a 5 star.......Finish this ...

Johnny’s WeeNee Wagon’s owner a motivational speaker & writer!!
We’ve got our boots on the ground, ol Jimmie the Beef Guy has been busy hitting up beef stands around Chicagoland. This past week, Jimmie caught up with John Cappas owner of Johnny’s Wee Nee Wagon at 159th and Pulaski........Finish this ...

What is Giardiniera?
Giardiniera is the must have condiment for an Italian Beef Sandwich What exactly is Giardiniera? Well, loosely translated from Italian, the word “giardiniera” means “from the garden”. And everything you’ll find in giardiniera is indeed from the garden. Although recipes.......Finish this ...

Windy City Grille in Wyoming Michigan
So the boys from Italian Beef are roaming around Michigan, they were in Grand Rapids yesterday and were in search of a good Italian Beef. Jimmie the beef guy stopped and asked a local… That’s Jimmie the beef Guy with.......Finish this ...

New How to Order like a Pro
How to Order an Italian Beef Like a Pro By now, youve heard a lot about this delicious sandwich, and you want to order one like a pro. Unfortunately, you dont want to walk into Johnnies or Mr. Beef and.......Finish this ...

Al’s #1 Italian Beef Eater Champion, Kobayashi!!! What’s next Chicago Style Hot Dog Champ??
World Champion competitive eater, Kobayashi, came through Chicago yesterday as a part of his world tour. The former champ from Nathan’s world hot dog eating champion, who held the title of champion from 2001 to 2006, stopped by the Chicago.......Finish this ...

ItalianBeef.com Static Sticker Campaign, See it and Rate it right on the spot!!!!
We have officially launched our Find us on ItalianBeef.com Rate our Italian Beef static sticker campaign across ChicagoLand.A Jimmie the Beef Guy and the rest of the crew are out meeting with owners putting these up all around Chicagoland.A We.......Finish this ...

Mad Anthony Brewing Company’s Italian Beef Review
Hello Italian beef nation! Sorry Ive been absent.A The weather turned nice and Ive been outside doing stuff.A Its difficult to focus on sitting in front of a computer when the weather gets nice.A The weather right now is near.......Finish this ...

Chicago Style Hotdog’s, Hot Giardiniera are still an integral part of the beloved Italian Beef
What Italian Beef stand doesn’t serve a Chicago Style Hotdog and have Hot Giardiniera? If you know of one, there are two possibilities, A. they are not from Chicago or B. the Italian Beef Stand is not an Italian Beef.......Finish this ...

The best Italian Beef discussion on LinkedIN Chicago
So I decided to start a discussion on LinkedIn Chicago Group about “who has the best Italian Beef Sandwich and why?” just to see what kind of response I would get and man has it been overwhelming. I had recently.......Finish this ...

ItalianBeef.com and Italian Beef on the internet
We have been doing a lot of work on the website, as we have mentioned over the past few months.A We had taken a break the past month and are back on target of getting this site firing on all.......Finish this ...

Jockamo’s Upper Crust Pizza in Indiana on Italian Beef dot com
Jockamo’s Upper Crust Pizza There is a certain amount of humor about my reviewing Jockamo Upper Crust Pizza. I’ve had Jockamo’s take-out pizza several times. I’ve even gone to the Washington Street location for a sit down pizza. Somehow, and.......Finish this ...

Good Ol Debbie, Jimmie The Beef Guy’s Mom, having a Beef at Duke’s!!
Debbie, Jimmie the beef guys Momma at Dukes 5659 N. Central Chicago tearing into a nice Italian Beef Sandwich, yeah BABY!!

P.J. O’Keefe’s Ale House- Is this Italian beef or a Philly?
P.J. OKeefes Ale House I decided to go to P.J. OKeefes Ale House because their menu intrigued me. They have a sandwich whose description matches that of an Italian beef. They call it a Chicago Style Beef.? It reads, Slow.......Finish this ...

Jimmie the beef guy and wife Michelle was sighted having a litlle Valentines Day dinner at Carlucci in Rosemont.
Jimmie the beef guy and beautiful wife Michelle were sighted having a little quaintA Valentines Day dinner at Carlucci in Rosemont.   Michelle had the Ribeye with crab stuffed scampi, and Jimmie had the “beef” filet with crab meat and.......Finish this ...

The Patio
The Patio I have driven past the Patio countless times over the past few years. It is on Washington Street not far from Ellenberger Park. The Ellenberger skating rink was the first home to the Circle City Derby Girls, my.......Finish this ...

Maggiano’s- I am sad to report I have to deliver my first zero star review* (yup, an asterisk).
Maggianos I am sad to report I have to deliver my first zero star review* (yup, an asterisk). It is not often I feel the need to put on a collared shirt to go on an Italian beef expedition. Maggianos.......Finish this ...

Buttitta’s Pizzeria
Buttittas Pizzeria Ive been friends with the Mick for about 17 years. I introduced him to Italian beefs only in the past couple of years. How it is possible for me to avoided introducing him to this world for over.......Finish this ...

Roselli’s Pizza
Rosellis Pizza Im not really sure the United States military when it was developing the technology to transfer vital information around, thus laying the ground work for the internet, that they considered I would be using this technology to hunt.......Finish this ...

Blueberry Hill Pancake House
Blueberry Hill Pancake House When is an Italian beef NOT an Italian beef? The answer: When it is served at a pancake house! Last year I was nursing a hangover from a party at the SciFi convention Inconjunction (inconjunction.org). Eric.......Finish this ...

Big Mike’s Cafe Americana
Big Mikes Caf? Americana Nestled just south of 465, Big Mikes Caf? Americana inhabits a spot once occupied by Linder Ice Cream. For those of you that dont remember Linders, they were (and maybe still are, somewhere) the company that.......Finish this ...

Anthony the Indiana Italian Beef Guy’s journey to Bloomington, Indiana, results in a tasty Beef!!!
Naughty Dogs Hot Dog’s in Bloomington, IN Bloomington, IN, is nestled an hour South of Indianapolis.A It is the home of Indiana University.A Nearby Lake Monroe, and Brown County in general, contain some of the most beautiful scenery in the.......Finish this ...

Naughty Dog Hot Dogs – Bloomington, IN
Bloomington, IN, is nestled an hour South of Indianapolis. It is the home of Indiana University. Nearby Lake Monroe, and Brown County in general, contain some of the most beautiful scenery in the state, some argue the world. I didnt.......Finish this ...

Jimmie the Beef Guy at Mr. Beef and Pizza
Having lunch at Mr Beef&Pizza in Mt Prospect 1796 S Elmhurst Rd. Having it my favorite way.A A combo easy hot dipped. Just met the owner Rich , by the way the combo was very good keep up the good.......Finish this ...

DJ’s (Futurely or formerly DJ’s Hotdog Company) – Greenwood Park Mall
DJ’s Hotdog CompanyA I was talking to a friend the other day and he asked me how I came to love Italian beef sandwiches? Its a good question since I do have this odd obsession with finding the best one.......Finish this ...

Meeting and Eating with Legends in the Italian Beef Industry & Italian Beef, the perfect Super Bowl Party Recipe!!
I must say its rather fun to have mine and Jimmie the Beef Guys jobs, we get to meet all the legends involved with Italian beef, from the bread, beef to the giardiniera and even with other vendors involved, like.......Finish this ...

Jimmie The Beef Guy at Al’s on Adams and ChicagoLand Beef Stands
Alright Italian Beef Fans, there is lots going on in the ItalianBeef.com world, we recently got the entirely site completed, the Italian Beef database, Forum, All New Recipes, Video’s and Photo Gallery, up and running smoothly after a crazy holiday.......Finish this ...

Happy Thanksgiving Italian Beef Fans!!!!
As Thanksgiving nears tomorrow, we are excited to have finally launched our new website, (www.ItalianBeef.com), so we want to give thanks to all of our fans and to all of those who have been helping us get the new site.......Finish this ...

Welcome to the “New Improved ItalianBeef(dot)com!!”
OK, so maybe just not yet, I might be jumping the gun just a little bit, but we are getting super close!!A So, as we are nearing the launch of our new IMPROVED website, www.ItalianBeef.com Version 2.0 (or maybe rather.......Finish this ...

Now Introducing in ItalianBeef.com’s corner.. Jimmie “The Beef Guy!!”
All of us here at ItalianBeef.com are proud to announce and pleased to have Jimmie “The Beef Guy” join our team. A Jimmie is going to be our “boots on the ground” in search of the best Italian Beef’s in.......Finish this ...

Where the Italian Beef is today…. Everywhere!
So some friends and I recently traveled down to Champagne last weekend to see the Illinois vs ASU game (good friend of mine went to ASU, BIG Italian Beef fan as well), and low and behold they were serving Italian.......Finish this ...

Celebrate all of your hard work today! Happy Labor Day Italian Beef Fans!!
Well Happy Labor Day to all of our Italian Beef Fans!A Labor Day is a day that is set aside to honor all of the women and men that work. The United States and Canada have celebrated this holiday since.......Finish this ...

We have our first Italian Beef Photo Contest Winner!!!
While we were reviving www.ItalianBeef.com last month, we decided to have a photo contest on Facebook to help generate fans and spread the good Italian Beef Loving word and start connecting all of the Italian Beef eating fans from Facebook,.......Finish this ...

The NEW Improved Italian Beef Blog
The men behind ItalianBeef.com are neither owners nor employees of any stand, joint, cart, diner, bar, grill, or restaurant that serves Italian beef (or any other food, for that matter).AWe are simply individuals who appreciate and seek perfection in this.......Finish this ...

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