Square 1682 hosted the Third Annual “Cheesesteak Challenge: High Steaks” block party on a sunny Sunday afternoon on October 14. The chef showdown saluted Philadelphia’s signature dish while benefiting local public schools through Philadelphia Academies. This culinary competition featured three hours of unlimited cheesesteaks from 12 gourmet beef-griddlers, Smartwater and Victory Brewing Company libations, and Eagles game-airing TVs so attendees wouldn’t miss a touchdown. Who doesn’t love a deliciously spirited event that benefits Philadelphia’s public school students, fosters community, and celebrates culinary excellence?
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