Philly’s Daily News Running Vegan Cheesesteak Contest

Cheesesteaks aren’t just for carnivores anymore. For the second year in a row, Philadelphia’s The Daily News is hosting a citywide vegan cheesesteak contest. Clearly the famous sammy is flexible with the “steak” part of its moniker, as lots of locales throughout the City of Brotherly Love offer a veggie version.

There are 24 nominations thus far including spots like El Camino Real, HipCityVeg, Lee’s Deli and Blackbird Pizzeria (last year’s defending champ.

Voting is open through noon on March 18th. On March 20th, the judges will taste and rank their top three, plus name a “Best Newcomer” and “People’s Choice” winner.

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Hannah Sentenac, Editor-in-Chief

Hannah Sentenac, Editor-in-Chief

A wizard of words, lover of all living things and vegan mac 'n cheese master, Hannah is the Editor-In-Chief and Founder of Her writing has appeared in Live Happy magazine, the Miami New Times,,, and numerous other publications and websites. She's obsessed with vegan pizza and crop tops, and is totally addicted to the outdoors. You can reach Hannah directly at

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