100 Favorite Dishes: Cheesesteak From Sonny's Famous Steak Hogies

Brett Gillin
As a countdown to the Best Of Broward Palm Beach 2010, coming in May, Clean Plate Charlie is serving up a hundred of our favorite dishes in South Florida. Send your own nominations to John.Linn@BrowardPalmBeach.com.

No. 79: Cheesesteak From Sonny's Famous Steak Hogies

Sonny's is what you might call an institution -- it has been sitting in the same quaint spot just north of Taft Street for 51 years now. It's a family joint, with papa Sonny having passed down his legacy to his sonny, John Nigro, who's continued the fine tradition of honest, blue-collar food prepared exactingly. Sonny's is best known for its Philadelphia-style steak hogies (not "hoagies"), cut from rib eye beef and wedged into a crusty roll made on premises each day. You can get 'em wit (that's wit onions) or without, or with cheese or even spicy marinara sauce. Sonny's recently even started serving that Philly classic, Cheese Whiz, on their steaks. Not only are they outstanding hogies, but they're cheap too: under $7 for a huge portion of overflowing steak and cheese.

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