Tag Archive | "Italian Hoagie"

Paesano’s: Where The Main Ingredient Is Love

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

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Paesano’s: Where The Main Ingredient Is Love

Paesano’s is not just Girard Avenue’s favorite neighborhood spot anymore.  It is now openly celebrated as one of Philadelphia’s very best sandwich destinations, a draw for food tourists from around the region and beyond.  An extension of Chef Peter McAndrews’ classic Italian BYOB Modo Mio (itself a Best Of Philly winner for Prix Fixe), Paesano’s [...]

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Rustica: A Thin Line Between Pizza And Sandwiches

Monday, July 27, 2009

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Rustica: A Thin Line Between Pizza And Sandwiches

Imagine the smile on my face when Frank Maimone, owner of Rustica in Northern Liberties told me, “The thing about pizza is it’s really just a glorified sandwich.” Take a glance at the 18 or so specialty pies on the menu and you’ll realize that they are open faced translations of classic sandwiches and entrees [...]

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Sarcone’s Deli: Great Food On Great Bread Makes Great Sandwiches

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

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Sarcone’s Deli: Great Food On Great Bread Makes Great Sandwiches

Lou Sarcone Jr., the fourth-generation baker on 9th Street in South Philadelphia, is known among his family simply as Junior.  His father, also Lou, and his son, Louis, share more than a name – they share a commitment to keeping a very old business operating the way it did a very long time ago.  That [...]

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Glen Macnow Crowns Paesano’s As Philly’s Best Italian Hoagie

Monday, June 8, 2009

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Glen Macnow Crowns Paesano’s As Philly’s Best Italian Hoagie

Sports talk radio in Philadelphia is usually fixated on the Eagles, Phillies, Sixers or Flyers latest news, but if you tune in to Glen Macnow’s show, you might just find the conversation has turned to sandwiches.  That is because Mr. Macnow spent the past two months sampling over 50 Italian hoagies from around the region.  [...]

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The United States Of Sandwiches (Part 1)

Thursday, May 14, 2009

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The United States Of Sandwiches (Part 1)

This isn’t the first time I’ve poured out my sandwich love or written about my theory that they are this country’s first fusion food. You can read some of this previously published material in Esquire and Travel + Leisure. When I am working on a story for Travel + Leisure, it’s my job to hit [...]

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Phillies Season Opener: Citizens Bank Park Sandwiches

Monday, April 6, 2009

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Phillies Season Opener: Citizens Bank Park Sandwiches

As our World Fucking Champion Philadelphia Phillies begin a new season, we take a stroll through the ballpark looking for the best gameday sandwiches.  Though we do envy the food at our hated Mets’ new digs, we found a number of sandwiches that we think deserve recognition.  At the top of our list?  A proper [...]

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