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October 22, 2012

Shank’s Original To Celebrate National Sandwich Day On Its 50th Birthday, Saturday, November 3, With $2.50 Sandwiches

Of course there’s a National Sandwich Day — there’s a holiday for all of our favorite things in the world, and the sandwich is undeniably one of those, especially in Philadelphia. Fun tidbit: Appropriately, November 3 is also the fourth Earl of Sandwich John Montagu’s birthday. We think the sandwich deserves a celebration, and one […]

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August 16, 2012

Philadelphia’s Sandwich Supremacy Continues: DiNic’s Roast Pork Sandwich Wins The Title Of “Best Sandwich In America”

As we alerted you earlier this week, Last night was the series finale of Adam Richman’s Best Sandwich in America. Over the course of the summer, the Travel Channel show blanketed the country searching for America’s best sandwich. There were 10 regional finalists as well as two wild card entrants. Befitting Philadelphia’s aptitude for sandwich […]

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August 14, 2012

Dinic’s And John’s Roast Pork Both Up For The Title Of “Best Sandwich In America” This Wednesday, August 15 At 9 P.M. On The Travel Channel

Back in June, we told you that DiNic’c at the Reading Terminal Market was due to represent Philadelphia in the Northeast regional episode on Adam Richman’s Best Sandwich in America, a new sandwich challenge show on the Travel Channel. Well, DiNic’s represented Philly and represented our sandwiches well. The roast pork sandwich from DiNic’s took […]

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June 21, 2012

Wawa Hoagie Day Returns Wednesday, June 27, Featuring A 4.5 Ton Hoagie Dished Out On Independence Mall

Join Mayor Michael Nutter and hoagie lovers across the Philadelphia region to celebrate Wawa Hoagie Day 2012. Associates from Wawa, the namesake of Philadelphia’s 10-day July 4th celebration Wawa Welcome America, will serve up a Hoagie of Heroic proportions – weighing in at more than 4.5 tons. The “hero” theme plays into honoring American troops. […]

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June 6, 2012

DiNic’s At Reading Terminal To Compete On Adam Richman’s “Best Sandwich In America”; Tune Into The Travel Channel At 9 P.M. Tonight

Sandwiches are something Philadelphia takes seriously. The big three include, of course, the world famous Philly cheesesteak; the delicious roast pork sandwich; and the authentic Philadelphia hoagie. And don’t forget Saveur Magazine crowned Philadelphia the best sandwich city in America last year. This month Adam Richman of the Travel Channel’s Man vs. Food is on a mission to […]

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May 3, 2012

The Philadelphia Sandwich Experiment Set For This Sunday, May 6

If you’re a home cook who has a passion for inventing original recipes and enjoys playing with your food maybe a little more than eating it, then consider competing in an exciting national cook-off. Returning for its second year in a 16-city national tour sponsored by Brooklyn Brewery, The Food Experiments makes a pit stop […]

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Megan Fitzgerald, Director Of Programming At The Kimmel Center
 

Check out the video above to meet Megan Fitzgerald, Director of Programming for the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, and learn about what she wishes more people knew about in Philadelphia. Hint: it’s delicious.

For a schedule of events of everything going on at the Kimmel, thanks to Megan and the rest of the team’s planning, click here.

Kimmel Center
Broad and Spruce Streets
www.kimmelcenter.org

John’s Roast Pork
14 Snyder Avenue
www.johnsroastpork.com

Check out the video above to meet Megan Fitzgerald, Director of Programming for the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, and learn about what she wishes more people knew about in Philadelphia. Hint: it’s delicious. For a schedule of events of everything going on at the Kimmel, thanks to Megan and the rest of the […]

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Welcome to Uwishunu's video series called "Philly 101," featuring 101 videos about Philadelphia in 101 days. Each video features a different Philadelphian, from top chefs and boutique owners to hotel doormen and brewers, sharing what they wish more people knew about Philly. Let us know what you wish more people knew about in the comments, on Twitter and on Facebook.
 

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Colin Shearn, Head Bartender At Franklin Mortgage & Investment Co.
 

Check out today’s Philly 101 video to meet Colin Shearn, the master mixologist behind those delicious, award-winning sips at the Prohibition style Franklin Mortgage & Investment Co. in Rittenhouse.

See Colin work his bartending magic, see inside the Franklin if you haven’t been yet and learn what delicious sandwich he likes to chow down on when he’s not chipping giant ice cube spheres or concocting quirky cocktails.

Franklin Mortgage & Investment Co.
112 S. 18th Street
www.thefranklinbar.com

Chickie’s Italian Deli
1014 Federal Street
www.chickiesdeli.net

Check out today’s Philly 101 video to meet Colin Shearn, the master mixologist behind those delicious, award-winning sips at the Prohibition style Franklin Mortgage & Investment Co. in Rittenhouse. See Colin work his bartending magic, see inside the Franklin if you haven’t been yet and learn what delicious sandwich he likes to chow down on […]

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Welcome to Uwishunu's video series called "Philly 101," featuring 101 videos about Philadelphia in 101 days. Each video features a different Philadelphian, from top chefs and boutique owners to hotel doormen and brewers, sharing what they wish more people knew about Philly. Let us know what you wish more people knew about in the comments, on Twitter and on Facebook.
 

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April 18, 2012

The Philly Chicken Cheesesteak Named One Of The Best Sandwiches From Around The World By Travel + Leisure, And Vouched For By Mayor Nutter Himself

In their online issue for May, Travel + Leisure has a feature celebrating the sandwich in all its global glory. And Philly’s chicken cheesesteak is included among other classics like the Parisian Croque-Monsieur, the New England Lobster Roll and the Vietnamese Banh Mi. T+L asked Mayor Nutter for his take on Philly’s famous sandwich: “I am a Philly guy, born and bred. My favorite sandwich is, of course, a cheesesteak. I don’t eat red meat, so I opt for chicken with American cheese, onions, sweet peppers, and ketchup.” Nutter’s go-to spot for the sandwich: Larry’s Steaks, near St. Joe’s. [Travel + Leisure]

January 25, 2012

Amuse Bouche: The Turkey Sicilian Hoagie From Sarcone’s Deli In The Italian Market

[This is the latest installment in our ongoing post series "Amuse Bouche Philadelphia," in which we highlight must-try menu items at restaurants and eateries around the city. We're calling the post series "Amuse Bouche" because, like a traditional amuse bouche that you might receive before a meal, these posts are intended to tease and excite […]

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