A Guide to Philly Cheesesteaks: All You Need to Know


Mention “Philadelphia” and “food” and most non-natives immediately think of the cheesesteak. Yes, they’re ubiquitous and yes, they can be darn tasty. There are also a lot of crap cheesesteaks in Philly just like there are anywhere else – and when it comes down to it most Philadelphians would tell you they’d rather eat an authentic Italian hoagie or roast pork/porchetta sandwich instead.

But if you are coming to Philly and you simplymust have a cheesesteak, check out my guide to enjoying a proper Philly cheesesteak. Yes, there is a lot to know about how to order, where to order, and what to/what not to get on your steak.

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