Poll: Chowdown Showdown Sub Sandwich Challenge

This week, we have four finalists. Let us know which sub shop should be this week's Chowdown champion by voting in our poll.

It's time to vote for this week's Chowdown Showdown champion.

This week, we have four finalists selected by readers as the best places to get a sub sandwich in McHenry County. The finalists are: 

  • , 105 Filip St. in Algonquin
  • , 260 S. Randall Road in Algonquin
  • , 1295 Randall Road in Crystal Lake
  • Jersey Mike's Subs, with a location at 285 N. Randall Road in Lake in the Hills and 5006 Northwest Highway, Suite E, in Crystal Lake

Vote for your favorite sub shop in our poll below. Voting will continue through noon Friday. We will announce this week's champion in an article that will post first thing Saturday morning. 

FrankTheFixer February 03, 2012 at 10:00 PM
I had the opportunity to eat at Bub's today. The food was great and the prices were extremely competitive with any of the chains. It's very refreshing to see a young, passionate restaurant owner working his tail off to be different. No disrespect to Maria but I challenge you to show me or any other person how Jersey Mikes is "higher quality" Excellent work Dominick!
Dominick February 04, 2012 at 01:20 AM
Thank you JustMe!!! I am only being me!! FrankTheFixer, I am glad you stopped by tody & I am even more happy you enjoyed your experience!! BUBS SUBS WAS SOOO BUSY TODAY!! We actually ran out of bread a few minutes ago. We always do our best to keep up with the demand, but today was the BUSIEST Friday we have ever had!! The secret is definitely getting out!!! Just cant beat Homemade Scratch Cooking!!
FrankTheFixer February 04, 2012 at 01:42 AM
Congratulations on your busiest Friday. Polls and challenges don't mean a thing if the product isn't what's advertised. I tried a recent challenge winner and was disappointed in what was given to me. I was skeptical on how good it was going to be but you live up to your reviews and reputation. Keep up the good work!
Chuck June 04, 2012 at 09:13 PM
Jersey Mikes is OK, but come on its a freaking National Chain. No way can you compare Jersey Mikes to A.S.S. Jersey Mikes puts WAY to much lettuce on their subs and the menu selection doesn't even compare to A.S.S. The biggest difference is that Jersey Mikes sub is DOMINATED by it's bread/lettuce. A.S.S is dominated by its meats/veggies, the bread is just an add on.
Chuck June 04, 2012 at 09:17 PM
Never tried Bubs Subs or Galloways so no opinion on those. If A.S.S has survived 15 years in a location that isn't near the greater Crystal Lake area then it must be fantastic. Jersey Mikes is corporate company with the financial backing to be put in strip malls near business parks and malls in every major town.


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