Archive | June, 2009

Decisions, Decisions: Cheesesteak Or Pork At John’s Roast Pork

30. June 2009

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Decisions, Decisions: Cheesesteak Or Pork At John’s Roast Pork

Submitted by Unbreaded reader Thad S.  Have a sandwich you love?  Submit it to us and we’ll post it on the site. You have probably driven by this place on Snyder, near Target, and wondered what the deal was. It appears to be some sort of food shop built from the remains of an old [...]

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Smiths Restaurant: A Sports Bar Where The Food Is The Star

29. June 2009

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Smiths Restaurant: A Sports Bar Where The Food Is The Star

Chef / owner Brendan Smith opened Smiths Restaurant in 2007 after serving two years as Executive Chef at Rittenhouse Square’s Smith & Wollensky steakhouse.  His concept: a high-end sports bar with fresh, unique, legitimate food.  No gallon-jugs of mayo; his sauces and spreads are made fresh daily and the sandwiches have a kind of sophistication [...]

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Playboy’s A-List: America’s Best Sandwiches

26. June 2009

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Playboy’s A-List: America’s Best Sandwiches

A rundown of America’s greatest sandwiches reminds us that we read Playboy for the articles, of course.  Their A-List identifies some of this country’s most iconic sandwiches, including the lobster roll, the pastrami sandwich, the cheesesteak, the Cuban, the banh mi and the Italian beef.  And while the debate can begin as to which shop [...]

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What We’re Eating: Royal Tavern Grilled Cheese

25. June 2009

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What We’re Eating: Royal Tavern Grilled Cheese

What We’re Eating takes a quick look at sandwiches the Unbreaded team can’t get enough of. I have one surefire cure for a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day, and that, my friends, is the grilled cheese sandwich at the Royal Tavern. I know what you’re thinking, how special can a grilled cheese sandwich [...]

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Burgers & Cocktails: The Perfect Pair At Butcher & Singer

24. June 2009

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Burgers & Cocktails: The Perfect Pair At Butcher & Singer

Butcher & Singer offers a classic steakhouse menu with old charm (entrees like Steak Diane and Lobster Thermidor cement the old-school motif) but at lunch time, the sandwiches get their turn to shine.  A power-lunch spot for the city’s business people, politicians, judges and lawyers, it is also a relaxed atmosphere where you can have [...]

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Around The World In 80 Dogs

23. June 2009

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Around The World In 80 Dogs

Summer is hot dog season in the United States, and according to the National Hot Dog & Sausage Council, we will consume over seven billion (or 818 per second) frankfurters between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Although we love a simple, Kosher, all beef dog with mustard and/or ketchup, we are always looking for new [...]

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Steel City Special: Primanti Brothers

22. June 2009

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Steel City Special: Primanti Brothers

It seems that most sandwiches can be traced back to the Depression-era, created as a quick and easy meal on the cheap. In Pittsburgh, when steel workers needed a hot meal with the little time they had for lunch and dinner, the one-stop shop was run by three brothers named Primanti. The sandwich combines meat, [...]

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The Slice Is Right At Ye Olde Ale House

19. June 2009

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The Slice Is Right At Ye Olde Ale House

“Pretend your grandmother is cutting this with her dentures,” owner Chris Bass tells slicers-in-training, though Chris himself frequently ties on the apron to carve sandwiches personally.  One of Lafayette Hill’s oldest and most beloved neighborhood haunts, the Ale House is one of five Ale Houses in the region started by Chris’ father-in-law.  On a busy [...]

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