PhillyBitre.com (Nov 4, 2015) - South Philly's own Pesto Ristorante took first prize on the 'Rachael Ray' "Little Italy Showdown" which aired on Monday, Oct 26. John Varallo and his daughter Maria took the top prize with their cavatelli topped with lobster, crab, and shrimp and served in a rose blush sauce dish.
Philadelphia, PA - Philadelphia's Steve’s Prince of Steaks and Amoroso’s Bakery broke the record for the world’s largest cheesesteak, with their 480 feet long cheesestake. Their cheeseskate broke the previous record of 426 feet, which was set in 2011 by Frankie and Deb Santos in Tucson, Ariz. The event will take place at Lincoln financial field during the Philly's first ever festival honoring the famed sandwich.