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Abner Silver of Jim’s Steaks Dies

Abner Silver, the owner of Jim’s Steaks on South Street passed away today at age 79. Silver co-owned Jim’s with Bill Proetto since the South Street location […]

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Tale of the Tape: Philly’s Finest Sambonis Cheesesteak

Last year when Philly’s Finest Sambonis competed on the Food Network’s The Great Food Truck Race, we had a bit of fun at their expense. In Philadelphia magazine, Jason […]

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Tale of the Tape: Train Wreck at Beck’s Cajun Cafe

As Serious Eats pointed out in its rundown of Philadelphia cheesesteaks, under seasoning is a big issue. Even spots that aren’t just phoning it in often […]

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The Gastronaut: Hey Santa …

Dear Santa, First things first, I have to thank you for being so good to Philadelphia since the last time I wrote you. I asked […]

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Serious Eats Rates Philadelphia Cheesesteaks

Serious Eats founder Ed Levine and associate editor Niki Achitoff-Gray came to Philadelphia and sampled 30+ cheesesteaks over two days. And what did they find? “Finding a truly […]

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University City Gets a New Sandwich Joint

Jake’s Sandwich Board is celebrating the grand opening of its second location in University City at 40th and Sansom Streets on December 1st, at 11 a.m. And if […]

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Joe’s Steaks in Fishtown Makes Progress

Joe’s Steaks + Soda Shop’s new location at Frankford and Girard was announced back in May and work has finally begun to convert the old Acropolis […]

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Tale of the Tape: Steve’s Steaks – Center City

Whenever Pat’s and Geno’s Steaks are mentioned, undoubtedly someone will weigh in with the seemingly erudite argument that they don’t pick a winner between those […]

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Mark Sanchez Eats at Pat’s and Geno’s After Win

Last night the Eagles dominated the Carolina Panthers on Monday Night Football. And in what might be a record, ESPN went to the well worn […]

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John’s Roast Pork Is Extending Hours

John’s Roast Pork has been known as much for its excellent cheesesteaks and roast pork sandwiches as it has been for its short hours. The South […]

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Cocktail Contenders Take the Stage at High Steaks Competition

This Sunday at the High Steaks! Philadelphia Cheesesteak and Cocktail Competition, in addition to the cheesesteak competition outside of Square 1682 on Sansom Street, there will […]

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The Steaks are High for 5th Annual Cheesesteak Competition

This year, The Great Philly Cheesesteak Challenge and Cocktail Competition will be hosted by Square 1682 during the 5th annual High Steaks block party on […]

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Eagles Fans Threw “Molotov Cheesesteak”

In our unending quest to cover all-things-cheesesteaks, we direct you to the Washington Post’s Sports Blog where Dan Steinberg went above and beyond in figuring out […]

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Four Seasons Food Truck Is in Town

Four Seasons Hotels has launched a food truck tour. The FS Taste Truck is making stops in nine cities as it travels from Boston to Miami. This […]

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Tale of the Tape: Cheesesteak at Philip’s Steaks

Philip’s Steaks is the hipster rock answer to where to get the best cheesesteak on Passyunk Avenue. But that doesn’t mean it is the wrong answer. Far […]