South Philadlephia, June 8, 2016 - In an effort to join the fight against childhood cancer, Pat’s King of Steaks Guest Chef Series will feature Master Mixologist Owen Rothstein’s lemon-inspired sandwich to benefit Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation on Thursday, June 9 from 11 AM – 4 PM. The event will also feature a lemonade stand hosted by the local Ventresca family.
South Philly - While the Philadelphia food scene is much more than just cheesesteaks, it seems to be what we’re known for. The most talked-about cheesesteak establishments are Pat's and Geno's– this post isn’t about which is better. Honestly, it all depends on how you like your meat cooked, what kind of cheese you like, how you like the texture of your roll... the list goes on and on. Every cheesesteak shop in Philadelphia has its own loyal customers, who have been coming back for years and swear by their allegiance.
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 Italian Market, the oldest and largest working outdoor market in the United States. How Old? This year is the market's 100th anniversary, and in many ways, it still has the same nostalgia it had in 1915. Today 9th Street is where South Philly old meets South Philly new.
The Philadelphia City Council today unanimously approved the zoning for Stadium Casino, LLC's new destination hotel casino resort in Philadelphia's Stadium District. The zoning was previously approved by the City Council Rules Committee in a unanimous vote of 8-0 and the City Council today approved the zoning 14-0.
Philadelphia, PA - UPDATE 5/24/2021 The record-breaking world cheesesteak was attempted at Rene Kobeitri's birthday bash. Known as "The Godfather Birthday Party, it" took up three city blocks and South Philly's Italian Market. Starting from Wharton St to Washington Ave on 9th St. The previous record was 500 feet, but South Philly Cooks and Chefs extended that by 10 feet to break the record with a 510-foot cheesesteak. However, the attempt has not been made official. See... Philadelphia Makes The World's Longest Philly Cheesesteak 510 Feet Long