It’s hard to find, it’s not much on the inside, and there’s a good chance you’ll trip up the front step like we did, but the little shack on the side of the road known as Calozzi’s Cheesesteaks will take care of any craving you might have to visit Philadelphia. Their cheesesteaks are made with pencil-shaving-thin slices of beef piled so high that you’ll have to dust some off in order to fit the sub in your mouth, and while the meat can be on the dry side, the flavor is great. Always add fried onions, and get the cheese whiz as long as you’re wearing clothes you’d normally paint in.
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Sisters And Brothers
Sisters & Brothers is a dive bar in Georgetown with Pac-Man and Nashville-style hot fried chicken.
Fonda La Catrina
If you end up in Georgetown needing sit-down Mexican, you have little choice but to go to La Catrina. It’s not the best, but the tamales are good.
Square Knot Diner
Square Knot is a diner in Georgetown that serves a wide variety of American classics.
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8 Oz. Burger & Co.
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You know Paseo, but Un Bien is where you want to be. It’s where the old owners work now, and the Caribbean sandwiches in Ballard are the city’s best.
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