Cheesesteaks

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Salt Bae Made a Cheesesteak, and We’re Here for It

It was only a matter of time. Turkish-born chef-restaurateur Nusret Gökçe, a.k.a. Salt Bae, is known for viral videos of himself handling meat — flamboyantly butchering […]

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I Tried Burger King’s “Philly Cheesesteak Burger” So You Don’t Have To

In the last week or so, much has been made of Burger King’s so-called “Philly Cheesesteak Burger,” thanks in part to one Center City Burger […]

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First Vegan Meatballs, Now an Alligator Version of the Roast Pork Sandwich

This weekend sees the return of the South Philly Meatball Contest, where chef Jennifer Zavala will bring back her vegan meatballs that caused such a […]

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Why Philly’s Marketing Gurus Will Never Give Up the Cheesesteak (or Rocky)

A while back, Saab ran a commercial that said, “People will always want to be somewhere else.” That’s the motivation for travel. But being somewhere […]

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The Cheesesteak: An Oral History

If you pick up the brand new issue of Philly Mag, you will see a cheesesteak from Joe’s gracing the cover. Inside the magazine, we […]

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Who the Hell Invented the Cheesesteak Egg Roll?

There was a time — barbaric and unenlightened, assuredly — before the cheesesteak. (What do you think “B.C.” stands for?) When Pat Olivieri grilled the […]

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The One Cheesesteak You Should Never Eat

Jolie laide — literal translation “pretty-ugly” — is a French term used to describe something beautiful in its hideousness. Like a lumpy heirloom carrot, or […]

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Pat’s King of Steaks Now Delivers … Across the Country

If you live in, say, California and you want a cheesesteak but can’t stand nacho cheese and bell peppers, Pat’s King of Steaks now has […]

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A Bunch of Philly Restaurants are Offering Discounts for Vegan Cheesesteak Day

Attention vegans, vegetarians, and regular folks that happen to enjoy a quality meat- and dairy-free cheesesteak, tomorrow is your day: Tuesday, March 20, is the […]

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Mark Zuckerberg Went to Pat’s and Ordered Six Whiz Wits

Mark Zuckerberg REALLY likes Pat’s cheesesteaks. So much, in fact, that he apparently posted to Facebook eight times about his visit to 9th and Passyunk last […]

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Pat’s Cheesesteaks Are BOGO Through Caviar Tomorrow

You can now get a cheesesteak from Philly icon Pat’s King of Steaks delivered through Caviar — and they’re celebrating with a special buy-one-get-one-free deal […]

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John Kruk Likes Mayo On His Cheesesteaks

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, […]

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Geno’s Steaks Has Removed Its “Speak English” Sign

It was Joey Vento’s dying wish. The late Geno’s Steaks owner told his son he wanted nothing more than to keep his controversial “Speak English” sign in […]

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North Dakota Reporter Comes to Philly, Eagles Fans Offer Him Weed

Carson Wentz grew up in Bismarck, North Dakota, and starred at North Dakota State University. In a state without a pro team, Wentz’s debut yesterday […]

Ben Simmons and Jimmy Fallon eat a Dalessandro's cheesesteak on the set of The Tonight Show
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Ben Simmons Eats a Dalessandro’s Cheesesteak on Fallon

Ben Simmons, the presumptive first pick in tomorrow’s NBA draft, got a taste of what Philly might (will) be like if (when) the Sixers select him. […]