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New Orlean's-Style Olive Salad

Serious Eats J. Kenji López-Alt 5 comments

The classic olive salad used for seasoning muffuletta sandwiches. It also makes a fantastic burger or pizza topping. More

Slow-Cooker Chicago-Style Italian Beef and Sausage Combos

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Combos, the classic Chicago sandwich of Italian sausage and Italian beef, can be made and held for a crowd in the slow-cooker. More

Slow-Cooker Chicago-Style Italian Beef and Sausage Combos

Serious Eats Jennifer Olvera 11 comments

Combos, the classic Chicago sandwich of Italian sausage and Italian beef, can be made and held for a crowd in the slow-cooker. More

Taste Test: The Best Hot Giardiniera

Chicago Nick Kindelsperger 31 comments

I never knew giardiniera existed before moving to Chicago, but now I can't imagine life without it. Okay, that's a tad dramatic, but I certainly wouldn't want an Italian beef or an Italian sub without Chicago's favorite condiment. But with so many different brands, which one is best? More

The Chicago Food Glossary: A Guide to the Unique Dishes of the Windy City

Chicago Nick Kindelsperger 27 comments

Like all great cities should, Chicago has a collection of dishes that were invented within its borders and that you can't get anywhere else. I decided to create this list to help keep track of them all. More

Better with Giardiniera: 9 Great Sandwiches Featuring with Chicago's Favorite Condiment

Chicago Nick Kindelsperger 16 comments

While giardiniera can top everything from thick-crust pizza to french fries, it's most often found on one of Chicago's oversized sandwiches. More

Chicagoland: Little Joe's, A Bastion for Beef in Countryside, IL

Chicago Jennifer Olvera 5 comments

Little Joe's in Countryside is a must for Italian beef and hot dogs, topped with shaved celery giardiniera. More

Dinner Tonight: Italian Sausage with Caramelized Onions, Mustard, and Giardineria

Serious Eats Nick Kindelsperger 5 comments

Instead of serving the Italian sausage with the typical topping of onions and peppers, owner Doug Sohn of Hot Doug's in Chicago advises a strange mix of caramelized onions, mustard, and giardiniera (the ubiquitous condiment in Chicago, featuring a combination of pickled vegetables, chiles, and oil). I'd never dream of combining those three together in any normal setting, but here they work absolute wonders. More

Top This: 'Muffuletta' Pizza

Slice J. Kenji López-Alt 22 comments

You know what's a frickin' awesome pizza topping? Leftover olive salad mix from a muffuletta I made a couple weeks ago. Delicious. Get the recipe here! More

Standing Room Only: Alpine Food Shop

Chicago Nick Kindelsperger 4 comments

"This handmade sub is the kind that most neighborhoods would dream of having. It's the anti-Subway." [Photographs: Nick Kindelsperger] Alpine Food Shop 7538 W. North Ave., Elmwood Park IL 60707 (map); 708-453-3505; alpinefoodshop.com The Short Order: Family-run Italian deli with... More

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