Archive | October, 2009

Sliders As Self Expression At Terra

30. October 2009

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Sliders As Self Expression At Terra

It is fitting that on a street as rich with history as Philadelphia’s Camac Street that Terra’s Chef Eric Paraskevas channels his own history in the form of a trio of miniature sandwiches. The Cubano represents his background in Latin cuisine from his time at Lolita.  It features sliced house-roasted turkey, pulled pork carnitas in [...]

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Name This Phillies Sandwich At Paesano’s

29. October 2009

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Name This Phillies Sandwich At Paesano’s

Nothing says baseball like a hot dog.  So to celebrate the Phillies competing in the World Series, Paesano’s chef/owner Peter McAndrews has created an original hot dog inspired by the traditional ballpark fare, but with a “Philly Style” upgrade.  Starting with a beef hot dog with kraut and brown mustard, the dog is paired with [...]

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Sandwiches For Lunch At Supper

28. October 2009

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Sandwiches For Lunch At Supper

On a sunny corner of South Street that straddles Washington West and Bella Vista, seemingly miles removed from the blaring car stereos a few blocks to the east, Supper’s new lunch menu boldly re-imagines classic sandwiches with a welcoming, come as you are attitude. Acclaimed Chef Mitch Prensky strives to create “the ultimate version” of [...]

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Yankees Fans Can Eat It

27. October 2009

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Yankees Fans Can Eat It

Tomorrow, Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation is hitting the road to share Philadelphia’s favorite sandwich, the cheesesteak with the people of Manhattan. To kick off Game 1 of the World Series, GPTMC will land at Shorty’s, a cheesesteak shop and sports bar, and will be handing out 500-750 free cheesesteaks to hungry New Yorkers. The [...]

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Last Chance For $4.95 Corned Beef Sandwiches At Kibitz

26. October 2009

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Last Chance For $4.95 Corned Beef Sandwiches At Kibitz

One of Philadelphia’s best value-priced sandwiches is disappearing at the end of the month.  The Kibitz Room’s October special $4.95 hot corned beef sandwich has warmed our hearts and stomachs these past weeks, and the clock is ticking before it vanishes.  A half-pound of Kibitz’ steamed corned beef and a pickle for just five bucks [...]

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Buns Of Steal At Chifa

23. October 2009

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Buns Of Steal At Chifa

Chef Jose Garces’ Peruvian-Cantonese hybrid restaurant offers a Buns & Beers menu each weekday from 5PM – 7PM that is both satifying and a good value.  Small sandwiches are paired with draught beers and offered at a very attractive price.  For $25, you can get four beers and four buns, offering you a taste of [...]

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Burger Cruise Kicks Off First Person Arts Festival

22. October 2009

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Burger Cruise Kicks Off First Person Arts Festival

The First Person Festival of Memoir and Documentary Art kicks off Tues., Nov. 3 with the Foobooz Burger Cruise, a tour of Center City burgers led by Art Etchells of Foobooz.  The tour will sample some of the best burgers and beers from bars and restaurants – along with stories of the people behind it [...]

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What We’re Eating: Argan Slow Cooked Lamb

21. October 2009

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What We’re Eating: Argan Slow Cooked Lamb

Feel the need to spice up your lunch in the Rittenhouse Square area? Head below ground to Argan. There, owner Mounir Draissi will build from scratch your customized sandwich. With six meat options and three vegetarian spreads to pair with a choice of three (of about 10) vegetable toppings, combinations are almost infinite. Stuffed in [...]

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