Admittedly, the day after Thanksgiving is not the ideal day to go on a culinary rampage. But Vodka is, if nothing else, mission-oriented, so stuffed like a turkey or not, she is putting on her elastic waistband pants and heading into Philadelphia to eat.
|The Pilgrims Would Be So Proud|
|Here's a Tip: Only Befriend Accommodating People|
|Vodka Came to Philly and All She Got Was a Sandwich Named After the Dump|
|Adding to the "Charm," They're Apparently Closed Mondays|
(Note: It appears Sarcone's closing time is actually 3:45pm).
I order a medium junk yard special, without having the time to look into what I'll be eating or, more importantly, to care. The price comes to $8.63, which would seem high if I weren't in the midst of alleged Best Thing I Ever Ate greatness. This hoagie has to be ten times better than any $5 variety served at a corner bodega across the rest of Philadelphia, right?
|Gourmet Philadelphia Eating|
Thanks for the heightened sense of ambiance, South Philly. You're really adding to the Sarcone's experience.
|Now Please Excuse Me So I Can Start Documenting a Hoagie|
Well, it is a junk yard special, after all.
|One's Writing Grows Less Clever After Dining in South Philly|
And chew solemnly through approximately a loaf of bread.
|Can You Tell Me How to Chew, How to Chew Through Sesame Bread?|
|It's All About the Bread but Not About the Teeth|
The ingredients within the sandwich itself are all tasty and fresh, though not a combination I would order again. Additionally, because some are sliced (turkey, prosciutto) and others are chunky (red peppers, mozzarella), it has a tendency to fall further and further apart with each bite.
|Uniform Slicing, This Is Not|
|Though the Bread Could Have Certainly Used a Mayonnaise Moisturizer|
Except, of course, Sarcone's Deli will not be open.
Sarcone's Deli's Junk Yard Special: 3 stars