JP Graziano among best restaurants in Chicago

J.P. Graziano’s has been selling meat since 1937, but its wait-worthy subs have only been on the menu since 2007. None of the sandwiches will set you back more than $10, but the Italian is our favorite: a bunch of meats—hot capicola, Volpi Genoa salami, hard salami and mortadella—plus provolone, tomato, lettuce, red wine vinegar … Continued

JP Graziano home to one of the “50 Best Dishes in Chicago”

There’s a meticulous system to making Jim Graziano’s carnivorous delight. Meats and cheeses are sliced and stacked in a precise order — provolone, prosciutto, salami, and soppressata — before being loaded with pickled artichokes, dollops of truffle mayo, and a slathering of the brine from hot giardiniera (but on only one half of the French … Continued

A Chicago institution that puts the sub in sublime

A Chicago institution that puts the sub in sublime. This fourth-generation general store has been a staple in the West Loop for decades due to its substantial subs. Must-try hearty subs include the Mr. G with provolone, hot sopressata, prosciutto di Parma, genoa salami, truffle mustard, balsamic vinaigrette, hot oil, marinated artichokes, basil, lettuce, red … Continued

J.P. Graziano Grocery Co. named best deli in Illinois

The Italian beef, bistec jibarito, pork tenderloin, cemita: Illinois has a number of iconic sandwiches favored in cities and towns across the state. If you can only try one, though, make it the Italian sub, and more specifically, The Mr. G from J.P. Graziano Grocery Co. Fourth-generation owner Jim Graziano starts his version in the … Continued

Mr. G named “The Daddy of all Chicagoland Italian Subs”

Want to taste what this grocery store has been all about since 1937? The imported sharp provolone, hot sopressata, prosciutto di Parma, and volpi Genoa salami is topped with house-sold truffle mustard, balsamic vinaigrette, hot oil, Roman-style artichokes, fresh basil, lettuce, and a mix of red wine vinegar and oregano. Named after the owner’s father, … Continued

The 27 best restaurants in Chicago you have to try

There’s no shortage of fantastic food in this city, but these restaurants made our short list of top eats Chicago’s best restaurants come in many shapes and sizes, from fine dining heavyweights and chef-fueled newcomers to mom-and-pop sandwich shops and fan-favorite pizza joints. At times, it can feel like there too many great options. This belt-busting food scene shows no signs of … Continued

J.P Graziano Grocery still a Chicago staple 80 years later

FOX 32’s Brittney Payton heads over to J.P. Graziano Grocery in the West Loop to check out one of the city’s most authentic and enduring Italian classics. View the Video Here J.P Graziano Grocery still a Chicago staple 80 years later FOX 32’s Brittney Payton heads over to J.P. Graziano Grocery in the West Loop … Continued

The secret art of a J.P. Graziano sandwich

J.P. Graziano makes hundreds of sandwiches a day in Chicago. “Iron Chef Gauntlet” contender Sarah Grueneberg finds out what makes their Italian sandwiches winners. Source: CNN

Chicago’s hottest foodie ‘hood with the Great Lakes’ best chef

Chicago (CNN) — Dodging a forklift is getting less and less likely in Chicago’s trendy West Loop neighborhood. The once-ubiquitous vehicles whizzing around with pallets of raw meat, vegetables and dry goods in this historic meatpacking and wholesale market district have almost completely given way to cranes, construction crews and restaurants — lots of them. … Continued

Bread Winners: From NOLA’s best po’boy to a braised oxtail French dip in Portland, here are the best sandwiches from coast to coast

Some might call it a crime to choose the crunchiest po’boy in New Orleans, the butteriest lobster roll in Maine and the meatiest roast pork in Philadelphia, but we look at this challenge as a great honor. Sure, it isn’t easy to weed out the absolute best from the very, very good, but when it … Continued

We have new temporary store hours. J.P. Graziano is now open Tuesday - Saturday, 11am - 4pm.