Spiro’s Deli, Glenview, Ill.
I had such high hopes for this dump. Spiro’s Deli, 1210 Waukegan Road, Glenview, proudly boasts that it is the “Home of the Bomber.” I did a little research and found someone called it “one of the best sandwiches in the area.”
Knowing firsthand that there aren’t that many sandwich options in Glenview, that didn’t really convince me of anything. But a beef sandwich with swiss cheese, onions, pickles and the ever-appetizing “special sauce” is sure to lure me in the front door.
Let me tell you something. This place sucks. They even forgot to finish their own website. The sandwich was a confounding mixture of hot and cold. The one attribute it stuck with consistently was “moist.”
And the fries! They were moist, too. Possibly the worst fries I’ve ever had, in fact. They were a combination of “wet” and “limp” that I haven’t experienced since, uh, ahem, never mind. Suffice it to say, they were terrible.
With a medium sodapop, the bill came to a whopping $10.35.
They should spell this sandwich The Baumer, because I’m pretty sure it took off its shoes, one sock and it’s crying.