Northeast Philly customers have a hard time forgiving the swap from “Chink’s”
Shops in Austin, Chicago, New Orleans, Denver and NYC blew past sales records.
Chef Nick Elmi repped the Eagles while teaching Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest how to make a cheesesteak
Elmi, who owns Laurel and ITV on East Passyunk, and co-owns Royal Boucherie in Old City, has plenty of TV experience. He won Bravo’s Top Chef Season 11.
But most Philly shops do offer them.
Nope, not a cheesesteak. A roast pork. It’ll even be on an Amoroso roll.
How the two regional food specialties stack up.
“The resemblance is obvious!”
The cheesesteak destination got its start as a frankfurter stand, so it makes sense
This person has half a million followers and writes for NYT.
This is apparently an Indiana store that’s a franchise of a Florida-based company, so. In general, the sandwich does look legit. Major problem really is them calling it “a Philly.”
It’s a Diadora N9000, but the appeal is decidedly local.