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cheesesteaks

Comic Paul F. Tompkins explains how his approach to comedy mimics his mother's approach to cooking.

We feast on Philly's most iconic foods, then bring samples to a scientist to find out what makes greasy treats like cheesesteak and scrapple so irresistible.

I run around Philly eating the city's most iconic foods, then bring samples to a scientist at the Monell Chemical Senses Center to learn why greasy treats like scrapple and cheesesteak are so good.

The Sporkful

Philly cheesesteaks are up for debate, including the merits of cheese wiz, pizza steaks, and John Kerry's presidential campaign.

Our next episode is on cheesesteaks. I love that sandwich and the best ones I've had were in Philadelphia. But it's actually only my second favorite sandwich from that city. The true champ is the roast pork sandwich. Broccoli rabe and provolone join the swine with amazing results. The bitterness of the greens is a nice foil for the pig's