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Mar 29, 2013 03:10 PM

Chink's Steaks changing its name

Chink's will be known as Joe's Steaks + Soda Shop.

Kind of a shame, but I guess I can understand it. Some years ago, a website was soliciting input on the best cheesesteaks in the city. I threw Chink's out there, and my response was flagged for offensive language.

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  1. I saw that. I get it, but is still a shame after all these years.

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    1. As long as they don't change the food, I guess it's fine. Still, some things just make Philadelphia seem more like Philly. Chink's was one of those things.

      1. Why doesn't he call it Groh's Steaks? ;))

        1. He tried to open a branch in South philly some years ago and the Asian community shouted him down. So the good news is that we'll probably see a new location in south philly or center city.

          1. l do not care what they call the place as long as they do not change the food. currently, my only cheesesteak.

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            1. re: Delucacheesemonger

              Deluca, are you really daydreaming about cheesesteaks? Maybe we should bring you one when we visit...