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New sandwich shop opening in Hot Diggity location on South Street

This former South Street hot dog shop is getting a new tenant with promises of greatness.

Hot Diggity

Google Streetview image of the location. 

At 630 South St., Woodrow’s Sandwich Shop will open later this month, with the goal of creating the best sandwiches in Philadelphia.

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Expect eight to 10 affordably priced options on the regular menu ($8-$9), supplemented by daily and seasonal specials. On the side, hand-cut fries will go for just $3.75 an order — “I’d rather everyone get them than not,” Kramer says.

His exact menu is still being finalized, but the three “core” options are set.

There’s a South Philly roast pork made with long-hot aioli and juicy, house-roasted shoulder (“I love roast pork, but it’s so often dry”); a meatball sandwich that places marinara-braised beef-veal-lamb balls on toasted garlic bread and tops them with a mound of shaved sharp provolone; and a herb-and-parm-crusted grilled cheese that melts American and taleggio onto crisp slices of pear — if you’re not veg, add prosciutto cotto (Italian cooked ham).

Hours will be from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. from Tuesday through Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday. Woodrow’s Sandwich Shop is expected to open on January 16.

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5 Responses to New sandwich shop opening in Hot Diggity location on South Street

  1. Jillian January 7, 2016 at 5:21 pm #

    I miss Hot Diggity so much. They have left a major whole in my heart.

    • Alex January 8, 2016 at 11:34 am #

      And a whole lot more.

      • Jillian January 10, 2016 at 11:02 am #

        Yuck. I can’t believe I wrote whole instead of hole.

    • Heidi January 9, 2016 at 7:58 pm #

      I second that! Ugh such good hotdogs! Like we need another sandwich shop…

  2. davefame January 11, 2016 at 3:31 pm #

    People still go to South Street?

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