HOME > Chowhound > General Midwest Archive >
What have you made lately? Get great advice

Philly Cheesesteak Possilbe in Indianapolis?

Brian Mar 3, 2001 07:16 AM

First, I know it is probably sacreligious to be asking for phili cheesesteak outside of philly, although it's not as easy to get back there everytime I have a craving. I'm currently in Indianapolis looking for the best possible cheesesteak.

  1. w
    Whiz Mar 24, 2001 06:36 PM

    Having lived in both cities, I can say with some certainty that you cannot get a real cheesesteak in Indianapolis. Lots of places try (and some even make pretty tasty sandwiches), but it's not really authentic.

    1. m
      Matt Mar 23, 2001 11:31 AM

      Steak Escape in the City Market downtown does an acceptable job in a pinch. You can't get it Cheez Whiz though, and you probably won't belch grease for hours afterward either. All in all, not very close to the authentic Philadelphia experience.

      Show Hidden Posts