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Best Sandwich in America - "Midwest"

  (3 restaurants)    
Aired on: June 20, 2012 
Aired on: June 20, 2012 
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Crown Candy Kitchen: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Crown Candy KitchenSee Crown Candy Kitchen Video ($)
(476 ratings)

1401 St Louis Ave Map It!
St. Louis, MO 63106
(314) 621-9650
www.crowncandykitchen.net
  • Heart Stopping BLT
    thick-sliced bacon, lettuce & tomato w/ Miracle Whip served on white toast
  • Crown Candy 5-Milkshake Challenge
    challenge: 5 malt milkshakes in 30 minutes; Adam lost
4.0 out of 5
476 ratings
opened in 1913; "giant step back in time...vintage jukebox, the coca-cola collectibles, the soda fountain"; packed even in wintertime
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Al's Beef: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
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(461 ratings)

1079 W Taylor St Map It!
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 226-4017
www.alsbeef.com
  • Italian Beef Sandwich
    have it dipped Italian beef gravy w/ Italian relish; looks good; winner of Best Sandwich (Midwest); topped w/ spicy gardinaire (Italian relish) and dipped in beef gravy; have it dipped Italian beef gravy; looks good
3.5 out of 5
461 ratings
#5 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Sandwiches); #11 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown);
Food War: Al's #1 vs. Mr. Beef... Mr. Beef won (4-votes-to-1); opened in 1938; in Little Italy
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Fifty/50: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Fifty/50See Fifty/50 Video ($$)
(642 ratings)

2047 W Division St Map It!
Chicago, IL 60622
(773) 489-5050
www.thefifty50.com
  • Four-Courser Sandwich
    whole pork shoulder rubbed & smoked 13-hrs over apple wood, pulled & tossed in gouda bechamel, topped w/ deep-fried jalapenos, sweet potato chips, mac 'n cheese waffle, smokey BBQ sauce on a pretzel bun
3.5 out of 5
642 ratings
#5 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); sports bar w/ 2 full bars, 19 flat screen TVs & a restaurant that offer 3 levels, each with a different "vibe"
Best Sandwich in America - "Midwest"   (3 restaurants)    
Aired on: June 20, 2012 
Aired on: June 20, 2012