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Published: Mon, 05 Nov 2012 13:07:26 GMT
Found: A cheesesteak in Turin
The word Palestra on the side of a dilapidated building was good for a smile. The street called Via Filadelfia was a warming sight on a cold night. But it was the little handmade sign on the window of Mangia e Bevi Snackbar that brought on a full attack of homesickness: "Philly Cheese Steaks."
Phil Sheridan has been covering pro and college sports in his hometown since 1985. He has been a columnist at the Inquirer since 2003, after a seven-year run as the paper's Eagles beat writer. Sheridan has covered eight Olympics, numerous Super Bowls and World Series, and has seen Guided By Voices and Wilco too many times to count. He lives, cooks and pursues the ultimate margarita blend in Langhorne.
Phil Sheridan | Man Behind The Mask
If it weren't for the pictures, you might think you'd imagined the whole thing - like staring at a statue so long, you swear you saw it smile for a brief moment.