Feb 262015
 

Jays Chicago serving Nashville

Jay would like to thank everyone who has been so supportive (and hungry) of his authentic Chicago street-fare. You’ve enabled us to grow our presence in the Nashville area. We can now better meet demand with all the trimmings! So don’t be shy if you see Jay’s Chicago pop up near you. Come on over, say “hey” and try a “meal in a bun” Chicago-style.

Jay's Maxwell Street Experience brought to you in the Greater Nashville Area

Jay’s Maxwell Street Experience brought to you in the Greater Nashville Area

Chicago-style hot dogs are cooked in hot water or steamed before adding the toppings.[1][7] A less common style is cooked on a charcoal grill and referred to as a “chardog.” Chardogs are easily identifiable because very often the ends of the dog are sliced in criss cross fashion before cooking, producing a distinctive “curled-x” shape as […]

How about an authentic Maxwell Street Polish to brighten your next luncheon or event?

How about an authentic Maxwell Street Polish to brighten your next luncheon or event?

A Maxwell Street Polish consists of a grilled or fried length of Polish sausage topped with grilled onions and yellow mustard and optional sport peppers, served on a bun. The meal traces its origins to Chicago‘s Maxwell Street market, and has been called one of “the classic foods synonymous with Chicago”.[1] The sandwich is widely said to have been created by Jimmy Stefanovic, a Macedonian immigrant,[2] who took over his aunt and […]

A vibrant city with a big appetite. Jay's Chicago brings those tastes to Nashville

A vibrant city with a big appetite. Jay’s Chicago brings those tastes to Nashville

A Chicago-style hot dog, or Chicago Dog, is an all-beef frankfurter[1][3] on a poppy seed bun,[4] originating from the city ofChicago, Illinois. The hot dog is topped with yellow mustard; chopped white onions; bright green sweet pickle relish; a dill picklespear; tomato slices or wedges; pickled sport peppers; and a dash of celery salt.[1][5][6][7] The complete assembly of a Chicago hot dog is said to be “dragged through the garden” due to the many […]

Sox fans know the secret of a good hotdog. Let Jay's Chicago bring that delicious secret to your next event!

Sox fans know the secret of a good hotdog. Let Jay’s Chicago bring that delicious secret to your next event!

    A Chicago-style hot dog, or Chicago Dog, is an all-beef frankfurter[1][3] on a poppy seed bun,[4] originating from the city ofChicago, Illinois. The hot dog is topped with yellow mustard; chopped white onions; bright green sweet pickle relish; a dill picklespear; tomato slices or wedges; pickled sport peppers; and a dash of celery salt.[1][5][6][7] The complete assembly of a Chicago hot dog is said to be “dragged through the garden” due to […]

Summer afternoon. Cubs game streaming. Couple Vienna dogs and a cold beverage...call Jay's Chicago!

Summer afternoon. Cubs game streaming. Couple Vienna dogs and a cold beverage…call Jay’s Chicago!

The “dragged through the garden” style is heavily promoted by Vienna Beef and Red Hot Chicago, the two most prominent Chicago hot dog manufacturers,[18] but exceptions are common, with vendors adding cucumber slices or lettuce,[1] omitting poppyseeds or celery salt, or using plain relish or a skinless hot dog.[19] Several popular hot dog stands serve a simpler version: a steamed natural-casing dog with only […]

Italian Beef? Sweet, Hot, or Both? Jay's has you covered any way you like them

Italian Beef? Sweet, Hot, or Both? Jay’s has you covered any way you like them

An Italian beef is a sandwich of thin slices of seasoned roast beef, dripping with meat juices, on a dense, long Italian-style roll, which originated in Chicago where its history dates back at least to the 1930s.[1] The bread itself is often dipped (or double-dipped) into the juices the meat is cooked in, and the sandwich is typically topped off with Chicago-style giardiniera (called “hot”) or […]