Street was famous for its tasty polish sausage sandwich. The three main
polish sausage stands in the Maxwell Street area were Jim’s Original,
Matty’s and The Gold Mine. The most famous of all was Jim’s
Original , which was open 24/7.
What made the Maxwell Street polish different from other dogs were the
fried onions, which were piled on high! At Jim’s Original, every
Maxwell Street polish was smothered with tender, fried onions, peppers
and mustard and, nowhere, was the price any better.
The name “Maxwell Street Polish” has become world-famous
and numerous hot-dog vendors, from California to New York, have adopted
The Maxwell Street Porkchop Sandwich has also enjoyed immense popularity.
trip to Maxwell Street just wouldn’t be complete without a Maxwell
Street Polish or Porkchop Sandwich.