Illinois May 08, 2019
This Tiny Shop In Illinois Serves A Sausage Sandwich To Die For
If you’re trying to find the best sausage sandwich in the state, look no further than Forest Park, Illinois. There’s a tiny joint in this town with a couple options that are totally out of this world.
Whether you like Polish or Italian sausage, this place will have you covered. Check it out:
Situated in the northeast corner of the state, Starship Restaurant was established in 1977 as a little local soup and sandwich shop. It has since become a local favorite that serves the greater Chicago area.
This to-go shop is known for its unique sandwiches that pair with more than 150 varieties of soup. It is also recognized for its Star Trek theme that is found in everything from the name of the restaurant to the names of the sandwiches.
If you aren't keen on waiting in line in this tiny store, you can order for delivery, and they'll have your food to you faster than the speed of light. Check the restaurant's website (link below) for details about how to order.
When it comes to menu items, you'll find all the classics of any proper sammie shop. If you're looking for a sausage sandwich, you find several ways to enjoy one here. The restaurant's signature sandwich is the Ski Bomber, which consists of a Polish sausage topped with cheese, onions, hot peppers, mustard, tomatoes, and a pickle spear.
You can also get an Italian sausage sandwich with or without cheese and marinara sauce on top of garlic bread.
Other popular sandwiches include epic takes on the Reuben and the Cuban as well as chicken sandwiches, meatball subs, burgers, grilled cheeses, clubs, egg salad, ham and cheese, beef, pork, and other creations both hot and cold.
Some of the Star Trek names for these sandwiches are Starfleet, Starship, and Jefferson Starship.
The restaurant even offers breakfast sandwiches, salads, and sides like fries, pizza bread, garlic bread, pickles, chips, and desserts such as ice cream. If you happen to really fall in love with this place, you can even buy its apparel, like hats and sweatshirts.
Don't pass up the comfort of a hot bowl of chili or soup. Whether you stop or call in, you'll have to inquire as to what soups are available that day. There is a freezer in the store stocked full of fresh soups that are ready to take home and enjoy in seconds.
Starship Restaurant & Catering is open Monday through Saturday between 8 a.m. and 9 p.m. as well as Sunday between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m., and you can learn more about it on its
website or Facebook page.
Address: 7618 Madison Street, Forest Park, IL, 60130
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