Curly’s: Legendary for Ultra-Cheesy Steaks

My tour of the cheesesteak purveyors that made my top ten last year continued with a visit to Curly’s Creations in Levittown, PA. They’ve already gained legendary status for their steaks in spite of opening just a few years ago. In fact, when I first joined Facebook’s largest cheesesteak group in 2021, Curly’s was unquestionably theContinue reading “Curly’s: Legendary for Ultra-Cheesy Steaks”

My Roadfood Pantheon

I had planned on following my usual pattern by going out for some sort of long-roll sandwich yesterday and reporting on it here today. But I’ve got a very hefty meal planned for Friday and my body was telling me to take it easy until then.  So to hold you over, I’ve put together aContinue reading “My Roadfood Pantheon”

Breaking Out the Smoker Early This Year

I don’t normally use my smoker before spring, but when I saw Sunday would be fairly warm, I had the sudden itch to barbecue. It had been at least a couple years since I last made pulled pork, and I decided to end that drought. That meant picking up some kind of pork shoulder roast.Continue reading “Breaking Out the Smoker Early This Year”

Driving South in Search of an Elusive Dish

The ranks of old-school Cantonese Chinese restaurants are dwindling, and some of those that remain haven’t resumed dine-in service since the pandemic put a halt to it. So when I learn of one within a reasonable distance from my suburban Philadelphia home, you can rest assured that it won’t take me long to check itContinue reading “Driving South in Search of an Elusive Dish”

Does the Prince Still Reign?

Last week I began the months-long process of revisiting all of the cheesesteak shops that made my top ten in 2022. It didn’t take long to move on to another one. Unrelated circumstances led me to drive through the section of Northeast Philly that is home to the original Steve’s Prince of Steaks late TuesdayContinue reading “Does the Prince Still Reign?”