First Annual Philadelphia Cheesesteak Festival

Dalessandro's Cheesesteak

'Home Of The Cheesesteak!' Get ready cheesesteak lovers! The First Annual Philadelphia Cheesesteak Festival will be held October 24 at Lincoln Financial Field from 11 am to 5 pm.  Taste over 40 different cheesesteak samplers from Philly and beyond! The cheesesteak was first created in 1930 in South Philly. Now Philly's signature sandwich has its own festival that will have your favorites in one area! Attendees can sample traditional cheesesteaks, specialty creations such as … [Read more...]

Creative Sandwiches at Jake’s Sandwich Board

Jake's Sandwich Board in Philadelphia

'20 + Creative Philly Sandwiches' Jake's Sandwich Board was an establishment that was created by Sean Stein and Gary Dorfan and opened in May 2010. Gary once had Jake's Cheesesteaks and wanted to expand his menu.  Sean basically made this statement to us, "We wanted to bring back a classic sandwich place and put a little twist on the actual sandwiches, making them unique." One reason why not only do they have over 20 types of sandwiches, but that more than half of the sandwiches aren't your … [Read more...]

Spot Gourmet Burgers, Steaks & Pork in University City

Spot Gourmet Burgers in Philadelphia

'More Than Just Special Burgers in Philadelphia' Spot Gourmet Burgers, Steaks and Pork is a food truck located in University City section of Philadelphia. Started on February 20, 2012, owner Josh Kim has brought an unique taste to the city streets with his food truck. Spot Gourmet Burgers, Steaks & Pork Experience & Atmosphere You certainly can't miss this food truck that is usually lined-up with 3-5 other food trucks on 33rd and Arch Streets in University City. Just look for the food … [Read more...]

The Bourse Building

The Bourse Building in Center City East Philadelphia

"Lunch at the Historical Bourse Building" The Bourse Building is a strong architectural Victorian building adjacent to Independence Mall, which is located in the Independence National Historical Park area, blocks from many iconic symbols in the city of Philadelphia. Such symbols as the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall to where the Declaration of Independence was adopted, and Carpenters’ Hall. The Bourse Building History The Philadelphia Bourse Building was the first commodities exchange … [Read more...]

John’s Roast Pork in South Philly

John's Roast Beef in South Philly

'John's Roast Pork in South Philly Since 1930' John's Roast Pork is located in South Philly on the corner of Weccacoe & Snyder Avenues. Established in 1930, as you pull into the area, you might not see much around, making it feel like a desolate area. Don't let that keep you from trying any of their sandwiches. John's Roast Pork Experience & Atmosphere Philadelphia is known for cheese steaks, but John's Roast Pork can certainly change your mind with one of their roast pork … [Read more...]

Dalessandro’s Steaks & Hoagies

Dalessandro’s in Roxborough Philadelphia

'A Taste of Heaven in Roxborough Philadelphia' Dalessandro's Steaks & Hoagies, established in 1960, is basically a town landmark in the Roxborough neighborhood in Northwest Philadelphia. It is a humble diner outside of the Manayunk area that is among Philadelphia's top-tier cheesesteak restaurants. Dalessandro's Experience & Atmosphere Visiting Philadelphia? This won't be on your map of things to do in most cases. One could say it's off the beaten path of historical sites in … [Read more...]

Pat’s King of Steaks – Cheesesteaks in Philadelphia

Pat's King of Steaks by Bobak Ha'Eri

'South Philly Cheesesteaks' If you know anything about Cheesesteaks in Philadelphia, that when you ask where too go, there will be enough answers that say Pat's Kings of Steaks or Geno's Steaks. Keeping in mind that these aren't the only two places to grab a Philly Cheesesteak. It's just that both have a long standing rivalry that stretches over 4 + decades. The History of Pat's King of Steaks Pat's King of Steaks was founded by brothers, Pat and Harry Olivieri in 1930. Pat originally had a … [Read more...]

Geno’s Steaks – Cheesesteaks in Philadelphia

Geno's Steaks - Cheesesteaks in Philadelphia

'South Philly Cheesesteaks' When you mention Cheesesteaks in Philadelphia, many will mention Geno's Steaks or Pat's Steaks, aka Pat's King of Steaks. They even get mentioned by the other networks during major sporting events here in Philadelphia. Both have become Philly icons when it comes to Philly Cheesesteaks, mostly because they both have been around for a long time, creating a rivalry, and have produced good cheesesteaks for over 4+ decades. It's like going to Hollywood, California, … [Read more...]

Campo’s Cheesesteaks – Cheesesteaks in Philadelphia

Campo's Cheesesteaks - Cheesesteaks in Philadelphia

Campo's Cheesesteaks - Cheesesteaks in Philadelphia Campo's cheesesteaks is in a prime location in Old City Philadelphia. If visiting Philadelphia around Olde City and visiting the historical parts of the city, you might be hungry after walking to such places as the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, the National Constitution Center, or the Independence Visitor’s Center. All of which are approximately 4 to 6 blocks from Campo's. Campo's Experience & Atmosphere Campo's first started in … [Read more...]

Tony Luke’s Cheesesteaks – Cheesesteaks in Philadelphia

Tony Luke's Cheesesteaks - Cheesesteaks in Philadelphia - opposite of sports bar

 Tony Luke's Cheesesteaks - Cheesesteaks in Philadelphia "A Home Away From Home" Tony Luke's on Oregon Avenue, exit stage right or left. Depending on how you approach Tony Luke's on Oregon Avenue, either from South Front Street or the underpass of I-95, you actually have a choice of two Tony Luke's. The Original Tony Luke's which opened on February 3rd, 1992, or the Tony Luke's Sports Bar in Philadelphia. The Tony Luke's Experience & Atmosphere If you are at the Original Tony Luke's, … [Read more...]