Chicago, that “my kind of town” place, first embraced Supreme as The Chicago Tamale™ in 1950 when hot dog vendors sold it out of their carts. The hot dog carts have morphed into hot dog stands, but the tradition of The Chicago Tamale™ lives on.
But, what makes a tamale a Chicago Tamale?
It’s the unique combination of a yellow cornmeal shell encasing tender ground beef flavored with garlic and seven secret spices. It’s a recipe that’s been passed down from generation to generation within our family so that generation after generation of your family can enjoy them.