taken me too long to find Dalessandro's. Knew they
were in Roxborough, and figured they had to be on Ridge
Avenue. Every time I drove Ridge Avenue I'd slow
down at any place that looked like they might sell cheese
steaks, but no Dalessandro's. I finally broke down
and looked up the address. Henry Avenue, wherever
that is. Turns out it runs parallel to Ridge.
I headed out there. It was Sunday and they were
closed. Which is fine. Chubby's is right
across the street, and it turns out they make a very good
not quite as good as Dalessandro's to my taste. I
think it's the bun that makes the difference.
Dalessandro's bun has a fresh, home baked taste.
Like Chubby's, the steak is chopped and the cheese melts
it way through the sandwich.
Roxboro, not South Philly, is Cheese Steak central for