Why is Philadelphia Obsessed with The Cheesesteak

Why is Philadelphia known for cheesesteaks?

Philadelphia Cheesesteaks

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Philadelphia, PAPhiladelphians Are Cheesesteak Crazy - Philadelphians Are Obsessed with Cheesesteaks!  These have formed deep-cultural ties within the city; Philadelphians are obsessed with finding the best cheesesteaks possible. Although Philadelphia is renowned for other staple foods like roast pork sandwiches, hoagies, soft pretzels, tomato pie, and crab fries, cheesesteaks unite people as one united force.

Philadelphians Are Cheesesteak Crazy

Pat Olivieri began the sandwich revolution in 1930 when he decided to add meat to soft Italian rolls he sold as hot dog vendors. A nearby taxi driver immediately took notice, devouring Olivieri's first cheesesteak creation - sparking its subsequent popularity across America and eventually worldwide.

Since its introduction, Philadelphia sandwiches have taken off, becoming available everywhere throughout the city. You're bound to find something delicious here; long lines at Geno's around the block might tempt you or Jimmy G's seeded rolls with hollowing similar to those at Barclay Prime high-end steakhouse might. Don't forget the $120 version using A5 grade wagyu ribeye and truffle butter (whiz optional!); all delicious choices await in our city of brotherly love.

Wherever you travel, remember the cheesesteak: an iconic symbol of Philadelphia's immigrant past and vibrant culture. You know you have arrived when entering an establishment filled with Eagles fans, sports-wearing patrons, Liberty Bell decorations, and Spirit of 76 tattooed individuals!

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