Creamed Chipped Beef

Creamed chipped beef, also known as S.O.S. (“stuff” on a shingle) pairs salty slivered dried beef and creamy gravy in an oppositional duet atop toast. It is an inexpensive dish, now scarce on restaurant menus, once a symbol of life in the army, where it could be breakfast, lunch, or dinner, and where S.O.S. was sometimes taken to be an acronym for “Save Our Stomachs.”

Restaurants With This Dish

Dutch Restaurant




Thomas House


Creamed chipped beef on toast, potatoes at the back of the plate
Lucky’s Coffee Shop



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