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Philly's 38 Essential Restaurants; The Top 10 Cheesesteaks

The cheesesteak at John's Roast Pork comes in at number five on Alan Richman's list.
The cheesesteak at John's Roast Pork comes in at number five on Alan Richman's list.
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PHILADELPHIA — This week saw a fresh update of the Eater 38, our go-to guide to Philly's essential restaurants. With a handful of new additions, this list is the answer to all your dining quandaries.

SOUTH STREETKevin Hart and Ice Cube dropped by Jim Steak's yesterday to promote their new film, buy lunch for a huge crowd of their fans, and even work the line.

THE INTERNETGQ dining critic Alan Richman published his picks for Philly's ten best cheesesteaks, and well... let's just say the list has some issues. But it's still a good read, with a little snark, a few tidbits of local lore, and a cheesesteak variation that you don't see every day.

· Eater Philly [philly.eater]