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ISO: A Decent Cheese Steak

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stephen Jul 18, 2013 06:16 AM

So it's been awhile since I've had a great one like back home in NJ...wondering what hounds have to say now about getting a good one in Toronto?

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    Yongeman RE: stephen Jul 18, 2013 06:28 AM

    Have you tried "I Went to Philly"? It's at 462 Yonge, in the first block north of College. I haven't tried it yet but here are some Yelp reviews: http://www.yelp.ca/biz/i-went-to-phil...

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      prima RE: Yongeman Jul 18, 2013 02:10 PM

      I Went to Philly serves the best cheesesteak I've ordered outside of Philly.

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        callitasicit RE: prima Jul 18, 2013 03:48 PM

        I was also impressed with I Went To Philly, best cheesesteak I have had, of course I've never been to Philadelphia before.

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          stephen RE: callitasicit Jul 20, 2013 07:29 AM

          Thanks folks....will check out I went to Philly very soon!

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      blackeyedsusie RE: stephen Jul 18, 2013 10:44 AM

      When we moved out of Toronto I thought my days of culinary adventure were over, but surprisingly there is an amazing Philly place in Orangeville. It's called Philadelphia Kitchen. Their bread was perfect, crusty on the outside and slightly soft and chewy on the inside. I ordered mine with onions and green peppers, both were not overcooked. Their fries are amazing, and I would go there for the fries alone. If you aren't watching calories, they load them up with cheese whiz which creates an ooey gooey mess of deliciousness. I believe the owner is Italian, and learnt to make Philly Cheese Steaks while living in the US.

      1. duckdown RE: stephen Jul 18, 2013 01:06 PM

        There's a very untraditional style place in Kitchener called Taste of Philadelphia or something like that.. It's definitely not classical as it uses havarti cheese, but it's still a tasty sandwich from what I remember. Been a little while

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