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Meet the Philly-Area Inventor of the Now-Famous Pickle Sandwich

One week ago, South Jersey realtor Katherine Cohen was trying to get the word out about the bread-free pickle sandwiches that she sells at Elsie’s, […]

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22 Places to Eat a Great Roast Pork Sandwich in Philadelphia

We here at Foobooz write about cheesesteaks…a lot. As much as the sandwich has become synonymous with Philadelphia to outsiders, it’s got a longstanding place in […]

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American Joe’s Will Bring Hoagies and Crabcakes to Jeweler’s Row

Center City’s newest sandwich spot is opening in…the back of a jewelry store? When American Jewelry Co. owner Joe Bonfiglio Jr. bought 132 South 8th Street […]

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Eat Your Way Through High Street’s New Sandwich Battles Tournament

Philadelphia has always been sandwich-obsessed. And now, High Street on Market is taking that obsession one step further with Sandwich Battles, their new March Madness-style tournament […]

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Zinc Will Become … Lee’s Hoagie House?

After 15 years at 246 South 11th Street, French wine bar Zinc shuttered at the end of 2018. We hoped we might see another great restaurant occupy […]

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Where to Eat Hoagies in Philadelphia: The Ultimate Guide

Sure, the cheesesteak is the sandwich most closely associated with Philly. And everyone knows that the roast pork has always been our unacknowledged, locals-only secret weapon in […]

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Melt Shop Is Adding Three Locations in the Philly Area, With More to Come

The Philly region is about to get way cheesier. New York-based grilled cheese chain Melt Shop is opening new locations in Newtown, Langhorne, and Christiana, […]

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13 of the Best Grilled Cheese Sandwiches in Philadelphia

Food trends might come and go, but the phenomenon of the restaurant grilled cheese is one we hope never falls out of favor. Philly has not […]

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13 of the Best Breakfast Sandwiches in Philadelphia

Is there any more perfect morning fare in the American culinary lexicon than the breakfast sandwich? We posit that there is not. There’s just something about eggs, […]


Marijuana Crusader N.A. Poe Is Opening a Restaurant In Fishtown

“I want it to become a destination spot,” says well-known marijuana enthusiast N.A. Poe when I ask him about Poe’s Sandwich Joint, his upcoming Fishtown […]

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Junior’s Beef & Pork Is Now Open on East Passyunk

East Passyunk Avenue will finally get the sandwich shop it’s been missing when Junior’s Beef & Pork finally opens today at 11 a.m. South Philly […]


14 of the Greatest Banh Mi Sandwiches in Philly

The banh mi sandwich, like pho, has become iconic Vietnamese cuisine — a byproduct of French colonialism in Vietnam. It’s basically the Vietnamese version of a […]


A Philly-Style Steak and Hoagie Shop Called Passyunk Avenue Will Open in the U.K.

London’s Liberty Cheesesteak Company has been popping up around the English metropolis with their authentic take on Philly’s most iconic food for the past three years. Now, owner JP […]

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East Passyunk Is Getting an Old-School South Philly Sandwich Shop

Yet another restaurant is coming to East Passyunk. But rather than a swanky BYO or a trendy hotspot, it’s an old-school sandwich place. Junior’s Beef […]


Middle Child Brings a Fresh Take on Daytime Eats to Wash West

Washington Square West is about to get a quirky new spot for breakfast and lunch. Middle Child, Matthew Cahn’s streamlined diner-deli hybrid, is set to […]