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Anti-soccer mom in Bethesda Maryland. Some of my favorite things to do are birding, reading, watching non-Hollywood films and trying out new recipes. My daughter a vegetarian which makes cooking dinner for the family a lot more challenging. I love most fish dishes and almost all chicken recipes. My favorite cuisine is probably Indian or Thai. My least favorite cuisine is American.

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Sport peppers are small pickled hot peppers. See http://www.viennabeef.com/products/item.asp?PRODUCT_ID=21

5 years ago    cedarwaxwing

I'm thinking about making the Italian Beef recipe. What are sport peppers? Are they the same as bell peppers? Thanks!

5 years ago    Beachbumette

I also grew up in Elgin and frequented Beef Villa often. I do not get back that often but when I am in Chicago always have to get an Italian Beef and of course pizza!! I live in the Dallas/Ft Worth area now and there is a local place that specializes in Chicago sandwiches and their Italian Beef is pretty close to what I remember. Pizza though......still searching!! :-(

5 years ago    tootsietootsie

Yes the sandwich shop whose signature dish I compare the recipe to is the Beef Villa in the Elgin area. I grew up there.

5 years ago    cedarwaxwing

Is this the same Beef Villa that is in the Elgin/Chicago area??? I LOVED their sandwiches. Still miss them!

5 years ago    tootsietootsie

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