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Italian Steak Sandwich

Tweet Thin slices of frizzled beef, melted cheese and a bun that is crispy on the outside and soft and tender on the inside, are the quintessential ingredients of this famous sandwich. Created in Philadelphia by two brothers from Abruzzi, Italy, this sandwich is known as a Philly Cheese Steak (or just Cheese Steak if […]

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Cauliflower Greens Restelli

Tweet This recipe was created by a sous chef at the St. Louie Union Train Station, for the droves of Italian immigrants passing through in the late 1800’s. I came across it while reading Appetite for America. It is the story of Fred Harvey, a young immigrant who worked his way up from dishwasher to […]

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