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Geno’s Owner Joey Vento meant more to Philadelphia than just cheesesteaks

Joey Vento, the owner and founder of Geno’s Steaks  on 9th and Passyunk, died early this evening of a massive heart attack.

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Philly2Philly's Hop Stops: Devil's Den, Royal Tavern & 12 Steps Down

The reasons to head to South Philly don't have to include debating whether to get a cheesesteak at Pat's or Geno's or stopping by the Italian market to pick up some fresh gnocchi’s. There's some pretty good pubs in this part of town too. The Hops Stops pays a visit this week, and so should you. Devil's Den 1148 South 11th St. (215) 339-0855

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Viva Elote

Recent estimates show that there are at least 12,000 Mexican immigrants currently living in Philly, with more arriving each and every single day. And many, if not most, of this population originally hails from either the city or the state of Puebla, long considered to be the food capital of our neighbors to the south.

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