Cheesesteaks

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Tina Fey Came to Philly Last Night and Proved Just How Philly She Is

It’s been quite the August in Philly in terms of our encounters with celebrities. Early last week, Washington Square was graced by the Jason Segel, […]

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Questlove Is Bringing a Vegetarian Cheesesteak to Citizens Bank Park

Roots drummer and occasional vegan Questlove is getting into the cheesesteak game — minus the steak. The Philadelphia native has partnered with Impossible Foods, makers of […]

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Nick Foles: I Probably Haven’t Had a Cheesesteak Since 2013

Here’s something that might test your love for Nick Foles, especially now that he’s no longer ours (or at least not officially): The former Eagles quarterback sorta doesn’t eat cheesesteaks. […]

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Here’s the Secret to Properly Reheating a Cheesesteak

It’s a common conundrum. The cheesesteak you ordered for lunch comes piping hot off the grill — beef juicy, cheese molten, roll pleasantly crusty. You […]

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Police: Florida Man Starts Fight Over Cheesesteak Served on a Sesame Seed Bun

Philly knows a real cheesesteak when it sees one — and apparently so does 27-year-old Joseph Lagana of Odessa, Florida. Police say Lagana ordered a […]

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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 […]