Jerzee’s Cafe in downtown Canton serves Dick’s famous coney sauce

CANTON — For years, I’ve been intrigued with the legend of the coney sauce once served at Dick’s Sandwich Shop at the former Arcade Market.

Long vanished are the market and eatery, both ghosts of Canton’s downtown past. Centennial Plaza is now in the vicinity of the market’s former spot.

Famed late Canton Repository writer Jim Hillibish wrote and reminisced about Dick’s coney sauce with a sense of mystique. Residents sent him what they claimed was the authentic recipe.

So I was immediately transfixed when I noticed the sauce prominently promoted on the menu of the new Jerzee’s All American

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