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USA Today: Ricobene's Breaded Steak Sandwich is The World's Best

Sportswriter chimes in with #hottake and dubs Ricobene's as "perfect."

Ricobene's Breaded Steak Sandwich
Ricobene's Breaded Steak Sandwich
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Is Ricobene's breaded steak sandwich the best sandwich in the world? That's what USA Today writer Ted Berg alleges, claiming the South Side favorite is underappreciated — both nationally and within Chicago.

Berg lauds the Chicago-style hot giardiniera that accompanies a crisp breading that compliments the tender fried steak topped with melted mozzarella. Berg calls Ricobene's specialty "the perfect sandwich."

The breaded-steak sandwich failed to find a spot on Eater Chicago's Most Iconic Sandwiches in Chicago. It's tough sledding to break into the list which features 16 Chicago classics.

Keep in mind, Berg's a sportswriter, with an occasional fondness for writing about television. He touts three years working at a deli and his travels sampling stadium food as credentials for making such a claim.

But is Berg correct — is the breaded-steak sandwich the best in the world? Is it even the best in Chicago? Share us your #hottake in the comments.

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