Italian beef sandwiches are a staple in Chicago. The beef is marinated and sliced thin then piled on top of toasted bread with peppers and/or giardiniera and served with beef gravy for dunking. You can find Italian beef sandwiches all over Chicagoland but the legendary Johnnie’s Beef reigns supreme. Check out this video to learn about Chicago’s Italian street food scene and click the link below for the top 20 Italian beef sandwiches in Chicago.
The Italian beef sandwich is a legendary street food in Chicago!