I indulged my hidden hippie today by getting lunch at Head West in Springfield. Head West is a sub shop with a twist that the bread is very soft and slightly sweet. The toppings are really good too, including yummy thickly cut pickles.
I love the vibe at Head West. Today they had advertisements up for Central Illinois Life's favorite local band, 56 Hope Road, who have a big gig coming up this weekend in Chillicothe. Dave Matthews was on the radio coving Neil Young. Head West is brightly painted with geometric prints (for sale, $10) on the wall.
The guys working behind the counter are quick, nice, and act like they give a damn that you are there. Head West is a great alternative for downtown workers who miss Breadstretchers. Hey Springfieldians, what's your favorite sandwich combination at Head West?