philly: jim’s cheesesteak

hubs and i made a quick drive down to philly to attend a wedding a few weekends ago.  before we left philly, we made a quick pit-stop at jim’s steaks on south street to gobble down a real deal philly cheesesteak.

jim’s drizzles their american whiz cheese underneath the beef rather than on top, which is just as well as it allows us to squirt plentiful globs of that guilty pleasure known as ketchup on top!

the crew has got the cheesesteak making art down.  you go, you order, you get your steak in about 45 seconds.   they did, however, give me a weird look when i ordered a mushroom cheesesteak without any cheese (yes, yes, i know), but hubs’s steak (pictured above) did come with the cheese.  he says it changes the texture of the steak entirely, making it even more ooey and gooey.

they’ve got pictures and signatures of celebrities that have visited during the joint’s 70 year history.  i spied denzel washington’s note, along with billy joel’s.

and yes, i ate the entire footlong cheesesteak in only 15 minutes! before zipping back to nyc in a bit more time.

Jim’s Steaks
400 South Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147
215-928-1911
Mon-Thu: 10a-1a
Fri-Sat: 10a-3a
Sun:11a-1op

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s