I’ve been in the Chicago area for three days now. I’ve had two pizzas, but no Italian beef. J and her mom got up to go do some wedding planning that I didn’t need to be there for, so I slept in. When I got up, I was hungry. I wanted an Italian beef…..bad. J’s parents have recommended a little place just around the corner. They have Italian beef and it was close, so that’s where I went.
Rosie’s Drive-In is on South Cicero Street at 103rd in Oak Lawn. It’s not a Drive-In in the traditional sense. There are no speakers in the parking lot and no car hops. It is a small building that does most of it’s business with carry-out and drive thru.
Since I hate drive thrus, I chose to park my car and go inside. To my surprise, there was seating inside the building. I didn’t think it looked very big from the outside, but there are a handful of tables so you can actually sit an eat. Since J’s parents live right around the corner, I chose to take my sandwich with me. Read the rest of this entry »