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if I don't get a decent cheesesteak soon....

buenosds Aug 17, 2007 07:55 AM

Having just moved to MPLS from the east coast 2 years ago....If I don't get a decent cheesesteak soon , I'm gonna have to open up my own cheesesteak stand!! not to mention pork roll sandwiches....as my grandma always said "where's the grease?!"

  1. Uisge Aug 17, 2007 08:57 AM

    If you open your own stand, will you fly in the bread from Amoroso's?

    Seriously, grease we have. Just check out the State Fair next week.

    Try a Hot Dago from Dairy-ette or a Porketta sandwich from Buon Giorno (which is something like a roast pork sandwich and truly delicious.) Grab some cheese curds (which are better than the fried cheese I've tried in the rest of the country - don't know why). If you like burgers, look for one of the discussions of the jucy lucy.

    As a former Philadelphian, I get my wiz without/roast pork w/rabe fix when I go back to visit Philly. It just doesn't taste the same anywhere else. But there's lots of local specialties to satisfy your grease tooth.

    Dairy-Ette Drive In [SEE DARI-ETTE DRIVE IN]
    1440 Minnehaha Ave E, Saint Paul, MN 55106

    Buon Giorno Express
    335 University Ave E, Saint Paul, MN 55130

    1. MSPD Aug 17, 2007 09:03 AM

      Open the stand. They don't exist here. Go to Uncle Franky's to tide you over. www.unclefrankys.com

      There's a place in south Milwaukee that I mistakenly thought had closed but is open called The Philly Way. I haven't been there in a couple of years but the owner there used to work at Pat's in Philadelphia.

      PLEASE open a stand.

      1. buenosds Aug 17, 2007 09:13 AM

        I am leaving for the Jersey shore in 4 hours...when I come back here in 10 days I hope to have a belly full of various cheesesteaks, tomato pies and a couple of pork rolls to tide me over!

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        1. re: buenosds
          KTFoley Aug 17, 2007 10:38 AM

          Only in your belly, none in your carry-on luggage for the rest of us bereft souls?

          How cruel of you to taunt us like that!!!

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