By The Urban Grocer in Cool Travel on Wednesday 1 June 2011

The sandwich reigns over Philadelphia. The king: the cheesesteak, which dates back to the 1930s. But now foodies are searching for fresh, innovative takes on such classics. Of all the delis in the city, Jake’s Sandwich Board is one of the leaders. Using local ingredients like loaves from the famous Carangi Bakery and whole pigs from the nearby Italian Market, Jake’s makes sandwiches that have locals and bloggers raving.

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