Philadelphia, PA - When you think of the City of Brotherly Love, what is more iconic than Rocky Balboa, the Mummers, and...Cheesesteaks. On March 24th, celebrate our regions most coveted food item; after-all, it is a whole day and is dedicated as National Cheesesteak Day. With the “wit wiz” flowing throughout the tasty meat, anyone who has a love of these beloved hoagies should come out for one of the deals going on throughout PA and NJ.
The Ultimate Philly Cheesesteak Guide - Here in Philly, cheesesteaks are a civic icon, a tourist draw and a cultural obsession. Often imitated around the world, the cheesesteak is rarely duplicated successfully outside of Philadelphia. So what is an authentic cheesesteak and where did it come from? Here’s the lowdown on this region’s favorite sandwich.
Urban Village in Northern Liberties is bringing back the beloved Cheesesteak Pizza they had on special during the Super Bowl for this Philly-centric holiday. This pizza is topped with braised brisket, pecorino, mozzarella, caramelized onions & truffle oil. Snag this limited time pizza for only $15 and pair it with a $3 pint of their oh-so-amazing brewed-on-site craft beer during Happy Hour Monday – Friday, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
• All 16 P.J. Whelihan’s across PA & NJ are serving up plenty of options to fill all your cheesesteak cravings. Try the Cheesesteak Egg Rolls that include a trio of golden fried egg rolls stuffed with Philly’s finest shaved steak and melted American cheese with sriracha ketchup for $9.99. If the eggrolls aren’t enough, give their Cheesesteak Nachos a try with crisp tortilla chips topped with shredded cheddar jack and loaded with American cheese sauce, shaved steak and caramelized onions for $10.99. And don’t forget, P.J.’s offers up the classic Cheesesteak or Chicken Cheesesteak for $9.99 And what else would be better to eat a cheesesteak than drinking a beer? Drink specials include: $2.50 Coors Light bottles and drafts and $4 Blue Moons.
• Landmark Americana with locations in PA & NJ, cover all the basics for the Cheesesteak lover in you with their offering of classics like the Chicken Cheesesteak with a twist, served on an Italian roll with roasted chicken thighs & melted American cheese, and “wit” or “wit-out” sautéed onions for $9.99 or spice it up with the Short Rib Cheesesteak for $10.99. You can round out your cheesesteak cravings with their take on Cheesesteak Eggrolls, with sautéed onions & American cheese served with cherry pepper relish & sriracha ketchup for $9.49.
Pat’s King of Steaks - The original home of the cheesesteak, Pat’s King of Steaks has been owned and operated by the Olivieri family for 87 years and counting. A 24-hour shop, Pat’s shuts down for only 48 hours each year: Thanksgiving and Christmas. 1237 E. Passyunk Avenue, (215) 468-1546, patskingofsteaks.com
If you're on the New Jersey side of the bridge, we know how much you love cheesesteaks too, and here are some more NJ locations where you can celebrate those finger-licking meaty and cheese-filled hoagies.
• At The ChopHouse in Gibbsboro, NJ you can sit with your friends by one of the fire pits in their in-door/outdoor area with expansive views of a beautiful lake and enjoy your “Steak on the Lake” with their Cheesesteak Spring Roll appetizer with a size of sriracha ketchup for $12.
• All Ott's locations (Berlin, Washington Township, and Medford) in NJ will offer Pork Roll, Egg, and Cheese for $5 between 11am-3pm. And for their all day special to celebrate the national food holiday, they will have $6 Cheesesteaks. If you want to raise a glass in celebration of the belly-filling food, they will also have Guinness for $5, Coors Light bottles for $2.75, and 23oz Coors Light Drafts for $3.50.
I know your mouth is watering just thinking about the delicious sizzling meat, smothered in cheese, and perhaps with some fried onions too. So if you want to take a big bite into a soft roll, and have the melted cheese and meat please your taste-buds, why not enjoy this guilty pleasure on a day set to celebrate it!
South Philadelphia Cheesesteak Guide - Here in Philly, cheesesteaks are a civic icon, a tourist draw and a cultural obsession. Often imitated around the world, the cheesesteak is rarely duplicated successfully outside of Philadelphia. Here are a few of the best South Philly cheese steak locations.
Center City Philadelphia's Cheesesteak Guide - Here in Philly, cheesesteaks are a civic icon, a tourist draw and a cultural obsession. Often imitated around the world, the cheesesteak is rarely duplicated successfully outside of Philadelphia. Here are PhillyBite's and Visit Philly's List of top center city cheesesteak locations.
The Philly Taco, South Street Sushi, The Lorenzo's and Jim's Challenge - Are you searching for the ultimate Philadelphia frank'enfood, look no further, its The Philly Taco. A combination of a Philly cheesesteak and a slice of pizza. The combo gets its origins on South Street, where foodies of all kinds head over to both Jim's Steaks and Lorenzo's Pizza for their steaks and pizza. Just wrap your Jim's steak in your in your Lorenzo slice, and you just made The Philly Taco or South Street Sushi.