Kate Jacoby and Rich Landau’s vegan cheesesteak spot Wiz Kid debuts Friday, August 4th for lunch at 124 South 19th Street, right next door to V Street.
When you order a cheesesteak for lunch at Pat’s King of Steaks today, don’t forget to ask for the truffled mushrooms.
Jose Garces is the latest Philly celebrity chef to whip up a decadent take on the classic cheesesteak, which will be available at Pat’s today, June 21st, from noon until 2 p.m.
Craving an extra-special cheesesteak? Good news: Marc Vetri is back at Pat’s King of Steaks for lunch this Thursday, May 25, putting his signature touch on the classic steak and raising money for a good cause.
The FrizWit — the cheesesteak that we called the city’s best last year — is back tonight, popping up at Garage in South Philly.
And to make great news even better, 100 percent of proceeds from tonight’s sales will be donated to Broad Street Ministry’s radical hospitality program.
Here in Philly, we know our steaks on a first name basis. John, or Jim, or Pat, or Carmen, or Philip, or whoever — cheesesteaks are personal. Our favorite spots help get us through the week, or through a night, and sometimes a rough morning (don’t judge).
Of course, there’s a wrong way and a right way to make a one. Strangely enough, far too many shops get it wrong, and we end up with places like Center City’s Steve’s Prince of Steaks (for those in-the-know, Steve’s in the Northeast is a far better experience).
And then there are some that do it exceptionally well.
Former Phillies star John Kruk is a man full of surprises. Even though he built a real tough guy reputation while playing for the Phils, Kruk has never been on a motorcycle, he refuses to get a tattoo, and his preferred drink these days is water. And now we’ve learned that Kruk eats his cheesesteaks with mayonnaise, an admission that might have some hardcore cheesesteak purists crying foul. Read more »
Pat’s King of Steaks is offering an Alba White Truffle Cheesesteak on Thursday, November 17th, starting at 12:30 p.m. The $20 highfalutin take on the cheesesteak is the result of this past weekend’s White Truffle Charity Auction that took place at the Union League in Philadelphia. Pat’s owner, Frank Olivieri, purchased a truffle for $2,500 to support the National Italian American Foundation.
You may not agree that Pat’s King of Steaks has the best cheesesteak in Philadelphia, but you do have to concede that chef Michael Solomonov’s take on the classic dish is unique—it includes shawarma spice, tehina and pickled peppers—and it sounds delicious.
Well, good news: On October 19th, Pat’s will feature Solomonov in their Guest Chef Series.
Quintessential Philadelphia cuisine is not exactly conducive to the trendy dietary restrictions of modern day. Luckily, these local eateries aim to remedy that.