May 22/365 The Strip District: Sammies

The original Primanti Brothers shop, on the corner of 18th and Mulberry, once fed hungry truck drivers and dock workers coming off the graveyard shift. Men would shout out orders, passing money over one another; huge sandwiches topped with coleslaw and fries were wrapped in butcher paper, and hurled over the crowd to waiting hands.

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6 thoughts on “May 22/365 The Strip District: Sammies

  1. Sorry, I started a diet a couple days before Mother’s day and am a little cranky. Oh man, Primanti Brothers sandwiches. Yum.

    I suppose your next post will be about Dirty O’s.

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