As a nearly lifelong Philadelphia sports fan, I have had my share of favorites among the many athletes I’ve seen play for the Sixers, Phillies and Eagles. But there are three who hold a special status for me, not only for their stellar careers on the field and court, but because they returned to workContinue reading “Larry, Mo and Richie”
I was able to close out the New Jersey portion of my cheesesteaks list today with the help of my friend Pete. There were two destinations remaining on it this morning, and we split a steak at each. Both places were a fairly short ride from two of the bridges that link Philly and SouthContinue reading “A Final Pair in Jersey”
That was one long reign.
The restaurant that serves the best cheesesteak to cross my lips in 2021 is going through a branding change. Granted – I didn’t get to most of the heavy hitters until this year. But the steak I had there with Cheese Whiz – rather than the usual Cooper Sharp or American – back in DecemberContinue reading “Back to South Philly to Revisit Last Year’s Best”
I discovered the power of marketing today – in the form of a restaurant’s name and how it is displayed on its front facade. But before getting that far, my wife and I went bowling. It had probably been a couple months since our last outing to Sproul Lanes in Springfield, PA. I previously addressedContinue reading “Another Between-Cheesesteaks Interlude”
I’ve returned to a couple places that confirmed their top tier status recently. But it’s been a few weeks since I have tried a steak that was both new to me and extremely impressive. That mini slump came to an end today with my first visit to Guido’s Steaks of Bensalem, PA, which is inContinue reading “Guido’s: Bringing a Little Brooklyn to Philly Steaks”