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 their 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 100 year anniversary and in many ways, its 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 - 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 cheesesteak. Their cheesesteak 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 Philly's first-ever festival honoring the famed sandwich.