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Philly cheesesteak from “Carl’s Steaks”


I tried to order from “Carl’s Steaks” a week before this review got posted, but even at noon when the lunch rush has only begun, the line to order from this truck was wrapped around the block. The following week it returned, I made a sneak attack to it at 11:30 when there was practically no one there yet, and finally got my Philly Cheesesteak.

“Carl’s Steaks” and their long, black truck are a sponsor of the Yankee’s and list that they are the “best sandwich in NYC” according to AOL Cityguide on the side of their truck. That is quite the claim to make, especially when we have already reviewed heavy-hitters like Alidoro and Olive’s who blew me away. I am a lover of all things cheese steak, and was glad to give this one a try, but when the truck is already placing it on a high pedestal before you can even order, my expectations were far greater than my reality.
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Burger and fries from “P.S. Burgers”


Originally based out of Mineola, “P.S. Burgers” has since opened a second NY location in downtown Manhattan. In this world of higher-quality burgers and fries like Five Guys and Shake Shack, the meat-eaters of America are evolving into more discerning carnivores.

With a logo that is awfully similar to Shake Shack (except their burger is on a stamp), this eatery has a more diverse menu of international burgers than its competitors, as well as sides, salads, and sandwiches with chicken, fish, steak, and even veggie burgers. It’s going to be difficult to do this review without constantly comparing it to Five Guys or Shake Shack, but it only seems fair to do so since these people are all direct competitors with each other. So, with that disclaimer out of the way, let’s take a big bite out of “P.S. Burgers”!
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