About Al's Italian Beef in Chicago, Illinois
The original idea for the Italian beef sandwich was formed out of necessity, as many great ideas are. In the great depression era, meat was scarce. Chris and Al would go to family weddings and in order to make the meat go around, the family sliced it thinly and made sandwiches.
15441 South Wentworth Avenue
Al's Italian Beef
Chicago, IL 60609
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