Okay imagine this...

An open faced sandwhich with the first layer being toasted Texas toast, next layer delicious meat, topped with crispy fried and covered in a yummy specialty  cheese sause...

This my friends is Springfield very own Signature Sandwhich called the Horseshoe!!  Hungrey yet?? 

Well this week is Illinois Times 217 Ponyshoe Week. You can experince the Ponyshoe (the smaller version of Springfields own Horseshoe) at sevaeral dinning spots in Springfield. and these are your normal 'shoes...they put their very own spin in the classic 'shoe!

Plus all ponyshoes are just 5 bucks!!


Here are the locations your can enjoy a special 'shoe:

Arlingtons: 210 Broadway

3 options from which to choose:
Homemade Tangy Buffalo Fried Chicken
Smokey BBQ Pulled Pork
Classic Angus Hamburger

Boars Nest Bar & Grill: 1000 N. State Route 29, Athens

The Joe Crain Shoe: Golden brown toasted Texas style bread, piled a top with our savory smoked brisket, succulent pork shoulder smoked and shredded in house, crispy battered French fries and smothered with house-made chipotle infused cheese sauce, rich creamy original recipe coleslaw and drizzled a top with a sweet and vibrant BBQ sauce!

Boones Saloon: 301 W. Edwards St.

Pony Express: Texas toast, layered with our BBQ pulled pork, crisp fries and spicy white cheese sauce topped with fried onion rings.

Fox Run Restaurant & Lounge: 1130 Legacy Pointe Dr.

The Fajita Shoe: Succulent chicken breast tenders simmered in house made fajita seasoning on top of grilled sourdough bread smothered in our famous cheese sauce topped with crispy hand cut fries, fajita seasoned onions and peppers and crunchy tri colored tortilla strips.

HyVee Market Grille: 2115 S. MacArthur Blvd.

HyVee Wild West Pony Shoe: Garlic toast topped with pulled pork, our in-house beefy brick house chili, hand cut fries, covered with our house made pepper jack cheese sauce, topped with fried jalapeno bottle caps and drizzled with sour cream and bacon bits.

Jungle Jim's Cafe: 1923 Peoria Rd.

Breakfast Ponyshoe: This delicacy comes with one egg, choice of ham, bacon or sausage, hash browns or American fries on toast topped with sausage gravy.

Long Bridge Golf Course: 1055 W. Camp Samgamo Rd.

BBQ and J Shoe: Hand shredded bbq pork atop sweet and spicy jalapeño corn bread with a pile of golden fries covered in our house made cheese sauce.

Pease's at BUNN Gourmet: 2941 Plaza Dr.

The Caramel Apple Pony Shoe: Belgian Waffle topped with Vanilla Ice Cream, Sautéed Cinnamon Apples, Caramel sauce & puff pastry twists.

Route 66 Motorheads Bar, Grill & Museum: 600 Toronto Rd.

The Mustang: Philly Cheesesteak with freshly chopped green peppers and onions covered with Motorhead’s beer cheese sauce. You never had a pony shoe until you’ve tried this!

Silver Sevens Gaming Pub & Parlor: 3217 Lake Plaza Dr

Jackpot Pony Shoe: Features the best of both beef and pork in one shoe.
Toast topped with 100% ground beef and our famous hand-breaded pork tenderloin, French fries and our house made cheese sauce.

Springfield Carriage Co.: 724 E. Edwards St.

The Original Leland Recipe: This all beef patty is seasoned to perfection then covered with fresh cut fries. Topped with the best cheese sauce in town. This is the original Leland Hotel cheese sauce recipe.

The Creek Pub & Grill: 1081 Jason Place, Chatham

Sloppy Joe Shoe: Texas toast, smothered in our special sloppy joe meat, covered in the best cheese sauce in the world, tots, chopped onions & pickles with a mustard ribbon!

The Grille - Wyndham Springfield City Centre: 700 E. Adams St.

Abe’s Breakfast Shoe: (Only available 6:30 am – 11 am)
A warm buttermilk biscuit topped with eggs, bacon, hash browns, sausage gravy and shredded Cheddar cheese

Wyndham Grille Horseshoe: Texas toast topped with seasoned ground beef, onions, mushrooms, grilled peppers with seasoned French fries and our own house-made cheese sauce

Tradewinds Pub & Eatery: 1700 Recreation Dr.

Black Jack Pony Shoe: Texas toast topped with a fresh black Angus beef patty grilled to perfection, slice of Pepper Jack cheese, a load of hand cut fries, creamy Monterey Jack cheese sauce then topped with grilled jalapeno slices served on our signature platter!


Now...it's time to get your grub on folks!! 

More info on 217 Week click here


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