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A sad day indeed

bigmackdaddy Jul 21, 2006 09:33 PM

Harry Olivieri, inventor of the Philly cheesesteak passed away today at 90 years of age. http://www.wcbs880.com/pages/59681.php

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  1. jillp RE: bigmackdaddy Jul 22, 2006 12:46 AM

    I heard this on NPR's "All Things Considered" this evening and was delighted to learn his son was still in the restaurant. Cheese steaks are messy but fun!

    1. Will Owen RE: bigmackdaddy Jul 22, 2006 01:27 AM

      Assuming that he consumed his share of his own invention, living to 90 is quite a feat! Would that we all could do that...

      1. bigmackdaddy RE: bigmackdaddy Jul 22, 2006 02:26 AM

        I believe the inventor of the Twinkie lived to be 89. Diabetes and heart disease be damned.

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