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‘Dog Whisperer’ Cesar Milan filmed in South Philly last week for new show

Plenty of South Philly’s restaurants have been the spotlight of TV shows recently, with Wheel of Fortune filming on East Passyunk Avenue, Great American Food Finds featuring the Erace Brothers of Green Aisle, and Ristorante Pesto on the Rachael Ray Show. Now South Philly is the scene for some non-food-related TV filming.

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Cesar Milan and the Throw Away Dogs team at Pat’s.

On Friday, Cesar Milan, better known as the “dog whisperer,” visited with Throw Away Dogs Project and filmed for his new television show in South Philadelphia.

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Pat’s Steaks guest chef series continues with a visit from Jose Garces

Kelp granules, fried mortadella and more ingredients uncharacteristic of the Pat’s Steaks we all know have been showing up in sandwiches at the long-standing East Passyunk Avenue spot.

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Photo of a vegetarian cheesesteak from the first installment of the guest chef series.

Why, do you ask? Pat’s Steaks has been running a guest chef series, serving vegetarian “cheesesteaks” from Sally Eisenberg and Italian Cubano-like sandwiches from Marc Vetri. Next up in the guest chef series is Jose Garces, known for restaurants like Amada and Garces Trading Company.

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Order it wit fried mortadella: Marc Vetri guest chefs for Pat’s on Thursday

In case you didn’t get a chance to order your cheesesteak wit kelp granules at the first of Pat’s King of Steaks’ new guest chef series, here’s another chance to try something new and unexpected from the 85-year-old establishment.

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Photo of the “cheesteak” from the first installment of the guest chef series.

Up this time is Marc Vetri, who will be working with Frank Olivieri to create an Italian Cubano-like sandwich on Thursday, January 21.

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Order it wit kelp granules: Pat’s steaks starts a guest chef series

Instead of your normal cheesesteak from Pat’s wit or wit-out onions, today you can order a “cheesesteak” wit kelp granules, broccoli rabe and Muenster cheese. Sounds a little odd from Pat’s, doesn’t it?

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Photo of the “cheesesteak” from @nourishurlife on Instagram.

The 85-year-old establishment is launching the first installment of a new guest chef series on Thursday, January 7 where you’ll have the chance to try a vegetarian cheesesteak–something most of us never expected to see at Pat’s.

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Updated 9th and Wharton development presented with ‘significant changes,’ community still not on board

At last night’s Passyunk Square Civic Association zoning meeting, the developers of the proposed 9th and Wharton development came prepared with new plans with some “significant changes.” The last we updated you on this lot was regarding the zoning variance that was denied by the ZBA in June for the change from RSA-5 for single-family designation to CMX-2.5, which would allow for this mix of commercial space and apartment units.

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While the developers listened to community feedback from the six previous presentations here since 2014 and made tweaks to the plans, the community is still not fully on board for this project that includes 4,638 sq. ft. of commercial space and 18 apartments.

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Renderings of proposed 9th and Wharton development

After telling you about last week’s zoning meeting regarding a proposed development at 9th and Wharton, many of you sounded off with your opinions in the comment section, especially with the issue of parking in mind.

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The view of the proposed development from across the street at Pat’s Steaks. Renderings from Philly Mag.

Although there seem to be some neighborhood concerns regarding this proposal, we now have a look at some renderings for this potential development across from Pat’s King of Steaks at 9th and Wharton.

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9th and Wharton development met with much opposition at PSCA zoning meeting

At Tuesday night’s Passyunk Square Civic Association meeting, the presentation for the development of the lot at 9th and Wharton was met with much opposition from neighbors.

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The project, which we first told you about in October, was opposed by many based on the never-ending problem of parking in South Philly.

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