Campione's Taste of Chicago

Find our menu and all the goings on at Campione's Taste of Chicago. Tennesse's only authentic Italian Beef and Dog restaurant.

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Chicago relish

If you order a Chicago Hotdog it comes with this strange, neon-green relish on it.  What the heck is it?...............Chicago relish of course and it tastes like no relish you've ever had.  Unlike regular pickle relish which is basically shredded sweet pickles and is pretty disgusting, Chicago relish is treated differently.  It's soaked in lime juice which gives it the unique flavor and color.

So now you know the secret and must observe omerta, the law of silence or the family will see to ya.

Saturday, August 25, 2012

Just what is Italian Beef?

If you're not a native Chicagoan this may be something of a mystery.  Let me 'splain to you.a

Italian Beef was invented in Chicago around 1936 during the heart of the Great Depression as a way to improve the tenderness and taste of cheaper cuts of beef.  The exact inventor and resataurant are, of course, a matter of controversy.  In any event, Italian Beef is a true Chicago creation.  Lean cuts of beef, marinated in its own juice and seasoned with garlic, oregano and other proprietary Italian spices Italian Beef today is a tasty treat.

Generally enjoyed with steamed bell peppers or a spicy giardiniere, Italian beef is tasty and low in calories.  Get you some.

Saturday, June 16, 2012

A big thank you to the Republican Women of Sumner County who chose Campione's as the place to meet every month.  It's been great meeting everyone and it sure hasn't been dull! 

Warm, sunny days call for lighter fare and Mama Debbie has come up with a summertime taste you're gonna love; the Rap Mama.
Soft, super large tortillas filled with lettuce and Mama Debbies own Chicken Salad or Egg Salad for a cool treat to beat the heat.  Stop by and try one on, it'll make you happy AND smarter, trust me.

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

YO, It's time for vacation!

Campione's Taste of Chicago will be closed July 4 through July 23, 2012.  Deb and I are going on VACATION!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! How 'bout it?

Seriously, we really need a break and we will always close up around this time to do annual clean up, spruce up, repair and generally put the restaurant back together after the had use of the last 12 months.   This year we have to redo the floor.  OUCH!

Saturday, May 7, 2011

Eat Healthy at Campione's Taste of Chicago

After hosting a dinner for a Biggest Loser contestant one our "family" got curious about the calorie count of some of our samiches. The result? Move over subway! Campione's Italian Beef samich has only 460 calories and our Chicago Hot Dog only 280! Our fries are better too with no transfats and no saturated fats.

Bottom line, you can enjoy Campione's guilt free! Who knew?

Saturday, March 19, 2011

A New Season Begins

Cruise Night at Campione's Taste of Chicago

Got a hot ride, hot rod or classic set of wheels? Is it in primo condition or a work in progress? If it runs Slim bring it to Campione's Chicago Cruise Night on April 9, 2011 from 5-8 PM.

Hot cars, good music and food like only Chicago can provide on a beautiful Spring evening. It doesn't get any better so make plans to be there or be square.

Find us at 179 Hancock Street in Gallatin across from the Gallatin High and the Post Office. See ya there Slick!!!

This event is Rat Fink approved.

Campione's Taste of Chicago, 179 Hancock St, Gallatin, TN 37066 615-206-6965


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Gallatin, Tennessee, United States
Rob Coxworth, the Big Spiccone, opened Campione's Taste of Chicago with wife Debbie on 911/2008. The aim is to bring Chicago style Italian fast food and pasta to an unsuspecting Tennessee! Both Debbie and the Big Spiccone spent their entire lives in the Chicago area before relocating to Castalian Springs Tennessee so you can be sure the food is authentic Chicago. Debbie is cook,organizer and generally in control having run an Italian Beef stand in Elgin for 10 years. The Big Spiccone is the Big Spiccone, nuff said! If your a Yankee or Damn Yankee (Damn Yankees come South and stay) and miss that taste of home. Stop on by if you're in the area and have lunch or dinner with us. It's like stepping into Chicago by opening our door! judged by two