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Philly Connection on Fillmore and Arroyo Pwky, pasadena

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kevin Feb 7, 2007 09:01 AM

is it still around/

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    Jack Flash Feb 7, 2007 09:05 AM

    Nope; it closed probably six or seven years ago, at the very least, long before I moved to Pasadena. It then moved to Monrovia for a while, but closed up shop again, and even that was several years ago.

    1. martyR Feb 7, 2007 03:34 PM

      There is a sign advertising a new cheesesteak joint in a strip mall on Lake just north of Orange Grove. I can't remember the name of the place, and it's not open yet, but I'm going to try it if it ever does. I miss Philly Connection.

      1. SauceSupreme Feb 20, 2007 02:21 AM

        I've found that Markie D's in Culver City is the best approximation of what Philly Connection was, and is actually more convenient now that I live in this neck of the woods.

        I miss that place, too. This blog post of my visit to Markie D's can almost be considered my love letter to Philly Connection.

        http://www.taste-buzz.com/node/55

        One thing in favor of Markie D's is that I actually _like_ the peppers in their sandwiches, whereas at Philly Connection, I always had to ask them to remove it, though this could just be a personal preference change.

         
         
         
        1. anniegg Feb 20, 2007 07:41 AM

          Canyon CIty BBQ in Azusa has an amazing Philly Cheesesteak Sammie!
          http://rantsnravesnreviews.blogspot.com

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