Where to Get a Philly Cheesesteak in L.A.

There was no specific reason we were thinking about Pennsylvania today
Brittany Martin • Los Angeles Magazine • November 6, 2020
According to the researchers at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, we owe the invention of the cheesesteak to Pat and Harry Olivieri, a resourceful pair who owned a hot dog stand near the South Philadelphia Italian Market in the early 1930s....
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