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Joey Vento

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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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We Think We Just Found Donald Trump’s Dream Bar in Philadelphia

About 15 minutes into my Thursday-night visit to Old Philadelphia Bar, the inevitable happened. A man, who said he was a former firefighter before saying […]

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Mike Schmidt Says Phillies Can’t Build a Team Around a Spanish-Speaking Player

As arguably the greatest Phillie of all time, Mike Schmidt’s opinion on the current state of the franchise is so valued that the team allows […]

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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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We Want Answers: Geno Vento, Cheesesteak Heir

It’s been nearly four years since your father, Joey Vento, died. What’s the one thing you wish people knew about you and your dad? Dad […]


Joey Vento’s Dying Wish: Keep “Speak English” Sign at Geno’s

Last week, Eater Philly ran a photo of rapper Busta Rhymes hanging out at Geno’s Steaks in South Philadelphia. That was all well and good. […]


Greatest Hits and What You Missed: Joey Vento, Fried Chicken, Jose Garces and Lots and Lots of Gin

Yes, there was some other big news this week, but we here at Foobooz World HQ have never let little things like floods, earthquakes and […]


Joey Vento: A Tribute In Meat (And Irony)

Never one to shy away from controversy, Tommy Up from PYT has a new Burger of the Week special running: A tribute (kinda) to another […]


Greatest Hits and What You Missed:

Didn’t you hear? The damn hurrica-pocalypse is coming! You’re supposed to be out there boarding your windows and panic-buying cans of tuna fish, so what […]


Geno’s Joey Vento Dead at 71

Geno’s Steaks founder Joey Vento died earlier this evening of a massive heart attack, he was 71. Vento opened Geno’s at 9th and Passyunk in […]


Trey Popp the Latest to Dote on Barbuzzo

Photo by Jason Varney | Fussing with Forks From the Magazine: Barbuzzo Reviewed Marcie Turney and Valerie Safran’s conquest of 13th Street is complete. 3 […]