Shank and Evelyn's
has moved on uptown, changing its name in the process.
Now just Shank's Original.
The name seems to
be the only change. Same Italian sandwiches.
Same "charming" South Philly staff - tough, good humored,
warm and pros at turning out great sandwiches.
Above - maybe my
favorite Shank's sandwich - sweet sausage with grilled
green peppers and onions..
Upper right - a meat ball
sandwich. Meatballs made with love in a genuine
south Philly gravy. Topped mine with provolone.
The cooking is done
out front on the grill - a highlight of any meal.
Watching the women build sandwiches. Ordering is a
bit confusing. It's at the far end of the counter.
Orders are picked up by the door.
Philadelphia has been waiting for a place like the
Original Shanks for way too long.