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KevinBurg

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What is Your Favorite Hoagie in Philly? Thu, 02/14/08 8:34 PM (permalink)
My favorite is from Jack's at Hegerman and Wellington in Tacony, he's known mainly for his Italian's. I'm addicted to the "Downtowner", which has dry cured capi, proscuitto and sharp provolone on it. I find it's best with oil (what else would you get on an Italian hoagie?) and sweet peppers (his peppers are the best around.) All of his hoagies are made with a crusty, French bread roll. If you live in Philly and never had one, I strongly suggest you try one.
Anybody ever been to Chickie's on Federal street in South Philly?
 
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    Michael Hoffman

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    RE: What is Your Favorite Hoagie in Philly? Thu, 02/14/08 10:02 PM (permalink)
    What is capi?
     
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      dtuck81

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      RE: What is Your Favorite Hoagie in Philly? Thu, 02/14/08 10:08 PM (permalink)
      Capicola
       
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        Michael Hoffman

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        RE: What is Your Favorite Hoagie in Philly? Thu, 02/14/08 10:12 PM (permalink)
        quote:
        Originally posted by dtuck81

        Capicola


        Thanks. I never heard it called that -- at least not by any Italians.
         
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          Oneiron339

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          RE: What is Your Favorite Hoagie in Philly? Fri, 02/15/08 5:29 AM (permalink)
          Unless they opened a branch in Philly-proper recently my favorite is Capriotti's which has several in the suburbs nearby. Great subs and a great selection.
           
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            RC51Mike

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            RE: What is Your Favorite Hoagie in Philly? Fri, 02/15/08 7:47 AM (permalink)
            Sarcone's is top of my list. Capritotti's is our hometown go to but, for small local chains I prefer Primo's.
             
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              mikez629

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              RE: What is Your Favorite Hoagie in Philly? Fri, 02/15/08 7:59 AM (permalink)
              My fav. is an American Hogie-it has ham,bologna,american cheese,l,t,o,mayo,and white vinager.--
               
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                TJ Jackson

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                RE: What is Your Favorite Hoagie in Philly? Fri, 02/15/08 9:17 AM (permalink)
                The Mama Mia at Campos
                 
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                  tiggs

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                  RE: What is Your Favorite Hoagie in Philly? Fri, 02/15/08 9:21 AM (permalink)
                  The Italian Diablo at Primo's.
                   
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                    Scorereader

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                    RE: What is Your Favorite Hoagie in Philly? Fri, 02/15/08 10:47 AM (permalink)
                    quote:
                    Originally posted by Michael Hoffman

                    quote:
                    Originally posted by dtuck81

                    Capicola


                    Thanks. I never heard it called that -- at least not by any Italians.


                    at least he spelled prosciutto correctly


                    oops...my mistake...he didn't spell that right either!
                    LOL.

                     
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                      strongy78

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                      RE: What is Your Favorite Hoagie in Philly? Fri, 02/15/08 11:52 AM (permalink)
                      Sarcones hands down! Anything you get there is great. I have had the Mama Mia at Campos and it was very tasty too. Have to go with Sarcones though. Medium old fashioned Italian sub. Cant be beat!
                       
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                        eatingteam

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                        RE: What is Your Favorite Hoagie in Philly? Fri, 02/15/08 8:41 PM (permalink)
                        Sarcones Old Italian is actually our number one and has been for two years.

                        Mama Mia gets number one votes each year also. But That is on a Sarcone roll, so go figure.

                        You have me interested with the one in Tacony.

                        Chickies was a little wierd to be honest. The day we checked it out the owner and one of his female employees were screaming at each other in a drop down serious fight while we were ordering and waiting for our hoagie. Placed was packed and they did not seem to mind. Hoagie was OK but I remember that more then the hoagie...

                        We are always looking to find new hoagies. What else you got?

                        Tony
                         
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                          leethebard

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                          RE: What is Your Favorite Hoagie in Philly? Fri, 02/15/08 8:56 PM (permalink)
                          Genoa salami,Hot pepper ham(safe with the spelling!),pepperoni,provolone,tomato,lettuce,balsamic vinegar,hot peppers,sweet peppers,onions,salt and pepper
                           
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                            KevinBurg

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                            RE: What is Your Favorite Hoagie in Philly? Fri, 02/15/08 8:58 PM (permalink)
                            quote:
                            Originally posted by eatingteam

                            Sarcones Old Italian is actually our number one and has been for two years.

                            Mama Mia gets number one votes each year also. But That is on a Sarcone roll, so go figure.

                            You have me interested with the one in Tacony.

                            Chickies was a little wierd to be honest. The day we checked it out the owner and one of his female employees were screaming at each other in a drop down serious fight while we were ordering and waiting for our hoagie. Placed was packed and they did not seem to mind. Hoagie was OK but I remember that more then the hoagie...

                            We are always looking to find new hoagies. What else you got?

                            Tony

                            Salumeria or Spataro's in the Reading terminal. Both make excellent Italian hoagies. Carmen's in the RTM makes a great chicken cutlet hoagie, the mayo/mustard (??) sauce is incredible. Try an Italian from Jack's and let me know what you think. Call first - 215 624 5322, he tends to get moody.
                             
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                              KevinBurg

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                              RE: What is Your Favorite Hoagie in Philly? Fri, 02/15/08 8:59 PM (permalink)
                              quote:
                              Originally posted by leethebard

                              Genoa salami,Hot pepper ham(safe with the spelling!),pepperoni,provolone,tomato,lettuce,balsamic vinegar,hot peppers,sweet peppers,onions,salt and pepper

                              From where?
                               
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                                RC51Mike

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                                RE: What is Your Favorite Hoagie in Philly? Sat, 02/16/08 8:18 AM (permalink)
                                Salumeria and Carmen's always look good in RTM but I never get past DiNic's. One of these days...
                                 
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                                  KevinBurg

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                                  RE: What is Your Favorite Hoagie in Philly? Sat, 02/16/08 11:16 AM (permalink)
                                  quote:
                                  Originally posted by RC51Mike

                                  Salumeria and Carmen's always look good in RTM but I never get past DiNic's. One of these days...

                                  I hear ya'!
                                   
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                                    eatingteam

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                                    RE: What is Your Favorite Hoagie in Philly? Sun, 02/17/08 3:35 PM (permalink)
                                    any others? outside the RTM?

                                    Tony
                                     
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                                      CheeseWit

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                                      RE: What is Your Favorite Hoagie in Philly? Sun, 02/17/08 4:08 PM (permalink)
                                      Tony: Civera's Deli on State Road in Drexel Hill (Delaware County). Take it from me - as good as anywhere.

                                      Red's' 1900 S. 9th. in Philly YUMMM!

                                      Used to go to: Fran's Deli on Susquehanna Ave. in Fishtown and/or Vivarina's 2455 Opal St. in South Philly...check out if they're still open. they were top notch.

                                      Try Soko's 2313 N. Front. St. Excellent cheesesteaks and hoagies

                                      But one of my all-time favorite places for hoagies is Fink's King of Gourmet Hoagies on Princeton Ave. in NE Philly (www.finkshoagies.com) try The Pennypack or The Torresdale: SUPERB
                                       
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                                        KevinBurg

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                                        RE: What is Your Favorite Hoagie in Philly? Sun, 02/17/08 5:49 PM (permalink)
                                        quote:
                                        Originally posted by eatingteam

                                        any others? outside the RTM?

                                        Tony

                                        I pretty much stick with the places that I mentioned. I am going to try Sarcone's though.
                                         
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                                          eatingteam

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                                          RE: What is Your Favorite Hoagie in Philly? Sun, 02/17/08 7:05 PM (permalink)
                                          Let's get that Delco tour back on hte books for next month. Email me with a couple possible dates

                                          Tony
                                           
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                                            CheeseWit

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                                            RE: What is Your Favorite Hoagie in Philly? Mon, 02/18/08 11:10 AM (permalink)
                                            Tony: Dates have been sent. I have a couple tours in mind. I'll update you privately.
                                             
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                                              signman

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                                              RE: What is Your Favorite Hoagie in Philly? Mon, 02/18/08 1:04 PM (permalink)
                                              Tony and Scott, put me in the loop for this.
                                               
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                                                CheeseWit

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                                                RE: What is Your Favorite Hoagie in Philly? Mon, 02/18/08 1:16 PM (permalink)
                                                quote:
                                                Originally posted by signman

                                                Tony and Scott, put me in the loop for this.


                                                Howard: Great!!
                                                 
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                                                  eatingteam

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                                                  RE: What is Your Favorite Hoagie in Philly? Mon, 02/18/08 1:32 PM (permalink)
                                                  been waiting to repay the favor...

                                                  Tony
                                                   
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                                                    peanutluv

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                                                    RE: What is Your Favorite Hoagie in Philly? Mon, 02/18/08 5:00 PM (permalink)
                                                    Primo Hoagies are great nice Hard Sesame Roll packed with Meat.I just got the Abruzzi-Roasted Pork,Sharp Provalone,and Broccoli Rabe.Very good.The "Diablos" are good too.




                                                     
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                                                      mikez629

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                                                      RE: What is Your Favorite Hoagie in Philly? Mon, 02/18/08 5:04 PM (permalink)
                                                      quote:
                                                      Originally posted by CheeseWit

                                                      Tony: Civera's Deli on State Road in Drexel Hill (Delaware County). Take it from me - as good as anywhere.

                                                      Red's' 1900 S. 9th. in Philly YUMMM!

                                                      Used to go to: Fran's Deli on Susquehanna Ave. in Fishtown and/or Vivarina's 2455 Opal St. in South Philly...check out if they're still open. they were top notch.

                                                      Try Soko's 2313 N. Front. St. Excellent cheesesteaks and hoagies

                                                      But one of my all-time favorite places for hoagies is Fink's King of Gourmet Hoagies on Princeton Ave. in NE Philly (www.finkshoagies.com) try The Pennypack or The Torresdale: SUPERB

                                                      How long has finks been in busines-I used to work around that area 10 years ago and don't rememeber it. That is one nice hoagie joint-will definatly hit that next time I stop home.
                                                       
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                                                        CheeseWit

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                                                        RE: What is Your Favorite Hoagie in Philly? Mon, 02/18/08 5:12 PM (permalink)
                                                        I think about 5 years or less

                                                         
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                                                          KevinBurg

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                                                          RE: What is Your Favorite Hoagie in Philly? Tue, 02/19/08 7:33 PM (permalink)
                                                          quote:
                                                          Originally posted by peanutluv

                                                          Primo Hoagies are great nice Hard Sesame Roll packed with Meat.I just got the Abruzzi-Roasted Pork,Sharp Provalone,and Broccoli Rabe.Very good.The "Diablos" are good too.






                                                          Yes, Primo's does make a delicious hoagie! I prefer the one on Clearfield though, sometimes the rolls are "off" at the Frankford and Magee location.
                                                           
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