Italian Beef

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. Eric (Ferret Bueller/Agent Amish) was also nursing a hangover. Neither of us had much to eat,… Read more »

Big Mikes Cafe AmericanaNestled just south of 465, Big Mikes Caf Americana inhabits a spot once occupied by Linder Ice Cream. For those of you that don't remember Linders, they were (and maybe still are, somewhere) the company that pretty much introduced the world to the talents of Jim Varney's... Read more »

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 in the Indianapolis area. My earliest memory of Italian beef wasn’t from eating… Read more »

I must say it’s 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 Peter from Grecian Delights. As well, we get to enjoy… Read more »

Alright Italian Beef Fans, there is lots going on in the world, we recently got the entire site completed, the Italian Beef database, All New Recipes, Video's and Photo Gallery, up and running smoothly after a crazy holiday season, so please go check it out, add,rate and/or review your favorite... Read more »

All of us here at are proud to announce and pleased to have Jimmie “The Beef Guy” join our team. Jimmie is going to be our “boots on the ground” in search of the best Italian Beef’s in the city and beyond. We are going to be letting the… Read more »

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 beef at the game!!!! But what I did find at this… Read more »

As Thanksgiving nears tomorrow, we are excited to have finally launched our new website, (, 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 up. We would also like to thank our great nation,… Read more »

Well, Happy Labor Day to all of our Italian Beef Fans! 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 1894. Although Labor Day was created to celebrate everyone’s hard… Read more »

Ingredients Scala Original Italian Beef 1 Italian Roll 2 Slices Mozzarella Cheese Scala Hot or Mild Mix Giardiniera Directions Cook Scala Italian Beef per box instructions. Place cooked beef into Italian roll Pour on your choice of giardiniera Lay on slices of mozzarella cheese Cook Scala Italian Beef per box... Read more »
Overview Number of Servings: 2 Ingredients 3 oz. Scala’s Italian Beef 1 8inch pizza crust 2 slices Provolone cheese 1/2 c. Mozzarella 3 Tbsp. Pizza sauce 1/2 c. sauteed onions, green peppers, & mushrooms Directions Preheat the oven to 425 degrees. Place Boboli Pizza crust onto oiled baking sheet, smooth... Read more »