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How to start a fight in Philly: Talk cheese steaks

July 26, 2011 |  2:00 pm

Geno's or Pat's? That's all you need to say. As Brady MacDonald reports in this week's L.A. Times Travel section:

[In] Philadelphia, the cheese steak stands as equal parts civic symbol, tourist attraction and cultural obsession. And no place represents the true grit of this working-class town and speaks to the soul of the city better than the corner of 9th Street and Passyunk Avenue in South Philly, the cheese-steak epicenter where Pat's King of Steaks and Geno's Steaks face off 24 hours a day.


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