Philadelphia, PA - Philly Cheesesteak vs. New Orleans Po’ Boy lets check them out. While cheesesteaks can be found in New Orleans and Po' Boys in Philadelphia, which is better?
Philly Cheesesteak vs. New Orleans Po’ Boy
Let's start with the Po’ Boy, Poh Boy or Poor Boy? Whatever they call it! It’s comes stuffed with either oysters, catfish, shrimp with fried green tomatoes, soft-shelled crab, roast beef, sausage (That a lot of choices). This New Orleans sandwich, traditionally described as packed with either fried seafood or perhaps roasted meats is no doubt delicious.
The Philly cheesesteak, on the other hand, is made on a long soft roll with thinly sliced or chopped rib-eye steak. The onions grilled along with your choice of American, Whiz, or Provolone cheese. Moreover, delicious as well.
So, precisely what do a New Orleans Po’ boy and Philadelphia cheesesteaks have actually in common? Their both sandwiches right! However, seriously these regional specialties they are best made in small mom and pop shops, as well as best purchased in their very own region, by local shops who take great pride in their cities “favorite” sandwiches. Other than that their both unique regional sandwiches, loved throughout the country.
As for the cheesesteaks, let's face it. Everyone loves a cheesesteak, and unlike the fancy Po' boy, it’s not designed to be gourmet. It’s meant to be Philly! While the Po’ boy certainly offers a taste of Louisiana’s deep culinary history.
Let's face it the Po’ Boy, is just a whole bunch of different specialty sandwiches with the same name. It does not have a real clear-cut identification. While the Philly cheesesteak, on the other hand, is the most well known regional as well as nationally recognition sandwich, due to its simple straight forward ingredients; a long roll, thinly sliced steak, cheese, and onions.
However, You decide.