In Philly the cheesesteak is a civic icon, tourist draw and cultural obsession, and now two short new videos created by Visit Philadelphia, the local stop for eager visitors to the city, show how to order this iconic sandwich and what makes it so great. The videos created are on view at their website, where visitors can read about the history of the often-imitated sandwich and find a list of the top 10 spots to get authentic Philly cheesesteaks.
“Every successful destination needs a few strong brands, and the cheesesteak is undeniably one of ours,” said Meryl Levitz, president & CEO, Visit Philadelphia. “We want to do everything we can to make sure people feel comfortable and confident when ordering a cheesesteak because everyone likes to feel like an insider when they travel. These two videos give them the insider power they crave.”
You gotta love a city that goes to great lengths to make sure you sandwich ordering is easy a possible. Now who is up for a trip to Philly?
For a local peek at the iconic sandwich read our best picks for Dallas-Fort Worth. Here is one of the videos available on the Philly website: