There is a certain amount of humor about my reviewing Jockamo Upper Crust Pizza. I’ve had Jockamos take-out pizza several times. I’ve even gone to the Washington Street location for a sit-down pizza. Somehow, and I don’t know how this happened, I didn’t realize they served sandwiches. It was during… Read more »

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 roasted beef, topped with mozzarella cheese, grilled onions, and peppers, and served with our... Read more »
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 main derby league. I had never seen any external indication that they… Read more »

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 is a restaurant that has served former President of the United… Read more »

I’m not really sure the United States military (when it was developing the technology to transfer vital information around, thus laying the groundwork for the internet) considered I would be using this technology to hunt down Star Wars collectibles, roller derby leagues, and different restaurants to eat Italian beef sandwiches…. Read more »

I’ve been friends with the Mick for about 17 years. I introduced him to Italian beef only in the past couple of years. How it is possible for me to avoided introducing him to this world for over a decade, I’m not entirely sure; but, when Mike wanted to accompany… Read more »