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Good Eats this Weekend in South Philly

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Good Eats this Weekend in South Philly

Elyssa | Aug 18, 2011 07:57 AM

Hi Everyone,

I'm going to be coming to Philadelphia for the first time from DC. I'm really excited because I hear your dining scene is excellent.

I'm visiting a friend in South Philly. I'm not 100% sure what our plans are but I've already told him I want to try a Philly cheesesteak and a great Italian meal (especially because he himself comes from a big Italian family---legit. His Grandma still lives in Italy).

Any can't miss spots in the South Philly (or surrounding) area? Someone recommended Paesano's for sandwiches, August and Ristorante Pesto for BYOB/Italian food. Any thoughts?

We don't want to spend too much money (probably no more than $40/person or so). BYOB sounds like fun since we don't have that in DC. And nothing where I have to get super dressed up.

Thanks!

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