Hoagie News & Views
8 GREAT HOAGIE PLACES
Paesano’s Winner, WIP’s Italian Hoagie Hunt
Sarcone’s Deli Best in South Philly 2008, per Philadelphia Magazine
Primo Hoagies WIP’s Listeners’ Choice Award
Lombardi’s Italian Inferno a favorite of Inquirer's Craig LaBan
Chickie’s Excellent specialty hoagies. “Best veggie, for sure,” LaBan says
Carlino’s Best in the burbs (Hoagie Hunt)
Carmen’s Deli: South Jersey’s best (Philly Mag)
White House Sub Shop Shore’s best (LaBan)
What's the History of the Hoagie?
The biography of the hoagie may have more versions than hoagies have ingredients.
Was the name derived from the Hog Island shipyard? An Irishman named Hogan? The "hobo" sandwich? The expression "on the hoke"?
Or the notion you'd have to be a hog to eat so big a sandwich?