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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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Landolfi’s Brings A Taste Of South Philly To Bucks County

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

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Landolfi’s Brings A Taste Of South Philly To Bucks County

Head about 30 miles North of Philadelphia and you’ll find Yardley, a sleepy town and home of The Original Landolfi’s Deli. The menu reads like a top 10 list of the best sandwiches you’ll find in South Philly, including Italian hoagies, roast pork, roast beef and even paninis. These guys even serve all of their [...]

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Weekend Recipe: Meatball Sandwich

Friday, February 27, 2009

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Weekend Recipe: Meatball Sandwich

Weekend Recipe posts are intended to give you a delicious sandwich you can try on a lazy Saturday or Sunday afternoon. A meatball sandwich is on the Mount Rushmore of sandwiches. It is an iconic image of what defines a “sandwich”. The classic combination of meat, bread and sauce that is in many ways so [...]

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Recreating the “Best Sandwich in the World”

Friday, February 13, 2009

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Recreating the “Best Sandwich in the World”

Stroll down any street in downtown Barcelona and you will find at least one shop selling a variety of sandwiches or bocadillos as they are known. Typically the sandwiches are premade and stacked on top of one another in a display case. I was studying there for six months and was not initially prepared for the local cuisine. The only bocadillo I liked was tortilla de patatas, which is essentially a potato pancake sandwich. Then I saw an article that convinced me to venture in to unchartered waters. A year prior to my arrival, a New York Times writer proclaimed a bocadillo from a Café Vienna on Las Ramblas as the best sandwich in the world. Needless to say, this restaurant pounced on the praise and posted flyers and posters around the city and outside their location highlighting the article and luring in tourists and potential customers.

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Chickie’s Does Vegetarian the South Philly Way

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

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Chickie’s Does Vegetarian the South Philly Way

There is a war going on in South Philadelphia. Traditionally Italian neighborhoods, known for their sausage, priscuitto and tragic Philly sports fanaticism, are being invaded by skinny jean-clad leaf eating art students. The two camps don’t agree on much, but we think we have found a sandwich that can satisfy both sides at the negotiating [...]

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