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Philly Cheesesteak Showdown…

Philly Cheesesteak Showdown…

Pigskin Pursuit September 2, 2013 0

It’s the iconic sandwich the City of Brotherly Love is known for, and although glaringly cliché’ I wanted to eat a handful of these delightfully greasy gut bombs during my weekend in town.  While

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The Little Zagreb – That’s a spicy meat-a-ball!

The Little Zagreb – That’s a spicy meat-a-ball!

Pigskin Pursuit November 3, 2011 0

“Order the garlic rolls, the spicy meatballs and the petite filet.Don’t get the full size filet, it’s just not as good.Use a full pad of butter for each of the garlic rolls, and get

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Polito’s Meatball Subs – Still perfect…

Pigskin Pursuit October 28, 2011 0

I wrote extensively about the virtues of the meatball sub at Polito’s two years ago HERE. With changes afoot seemingly around every corner of South Bend, I’m happy to report that is not the

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Polito’s Restaurant – Still perfect…

Pigskin Pursuit October 28, 2011 0

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The Airliner – Touching down in Iowa City…

Pigskin Pursuit October 21, 2011 0

Most great college towns have one. An institutional bar that has been around for eons and serves as a beacon for all returning students and alumni to congregate, reliving the glory of their undergraduate

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Shorts Burger & Shine – Going Local in Iowa…

Pigskin Pursuit October 20, 2011 0

Although not as heralded as Iowa City landmarks like the Airliner and Hamburg Inn #2, Shorts Burger and Shine turned up as a place of interest during my research. Located a few steps north

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Hot Brown Sandwich – The Louisville Legend

Pigskin Pursuit September 14, 2011 0

There are a handful of towns across the country known for having a signature sandwich, a dish that likely started as an oddity, and has now become an icon for that particular city. The

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Maid Rite – Just about right…

Pigskin Pursuit September 9, 2011 0

One of the oldest franchises in the U.S., Maid Rite is a quick serve chain unique to the upper Midwest with about 70 locations scattered throughout the area. They have been dishing out their

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Coffee Cup Cafe

Pigskin Pursuit September 9, 2011 0

After a five hour morning ride, I eased into the town of Sully, Iowa with an appetite for a late breakfast or early lunch, depending on the mood of the cook. Massive steel grain

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Cessy’s- California Burrito parte dos…

Pigskin Pursuit January 7, 2011 0

The only thing better than one trip for a California burrito, is a second trip for another. Though I certainly rave about the fare at Santana’s, some of my other San Diego friends insist

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