Like the $100 cheeser at Barclay Prime. Remember her?
In case you’ve forgot, CBS3 recently did a web segment on the sandwich and you can watch Chef James Locascio prepare the monster sandwich with Kobe beef, butter poached lobster, vidalia onions, shaved summer truffles ($900 a pound), and melted Tallegio cheese. (Lobster was substituted in for foie gras after Starr
(Note: CBS3 apparently takes their internets lessons with the Philly.com team as neither understands the value of making their videos embeddable.)
Oh, yeah — it’s also an excuse to check out CBS3's new web reporter, Melissa Brewer, who was Miss Pennsylvania in 2005. Yea — just sayin'.
Actually, we’re thinking about heading over to Rae to try the Venison Cheesesteak a la D.Stern. For $18, we’re thinking it's a lot less pretense (not to mention investment) for a delicious upscale cheesesteak. Right? Although, upon further investigation, it might not be on the menu anymore… Eff.
Any other ideas of places to go for a high-end cheesesteak? Toss ‘em in the comments. No cheesesteak springrolls, though, thank you very much — we like our sandwiches with bread.
(Not that we don’t love us some Jim’s and, ugh, as much as it pains us to admit it, Geno's too — we just need a high-quality cheeser right now to remind us of how delicious this sandwich is supposed to be.)
Philly's $100 Cheesesteak: A Look At Philly's Most Expensive Sandwich [ CBS3 and video ]