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Photos: Crazy Cheesesteaks At K-Town's New Sandwich Shop, Whiz
For those who have never had a real Philly Cheesesteak sandwich, the idea of intentionally eating cheese whiz might sound like sacrilege. But once you've had a taste of the good stuff, you'll find yourself having hunger pangs for one for years to come. And they're not easy to find here in L.A.
Thats why the new restaurant helmed by the executive chef of Koreatown's Beer Belly, Wes Lieberher, is such an exciting opening. The Philly Cheesesteak shack known as Whiz is located on 6th Street in K-Town. Similar to the dude food at Beer Belly, they're feature a menu stacked with comfort food classics with a creative twist. But where Beer Belly seems to be more carnival food with a Korean twist, here the emphasis will be on hoagies, sammies, and of course, cheesesteaks,
There are variety of cheesesteaks with housemade 'cheese whiz', hoagies, hot sandwiches (affectionately referred to as sammies), and wings. Lieberher is actually from Philly, so diners are in for a real treat.
Another thing worth nothing is that Whiz will be testing out local delivery within a one mile radius with a $15 order minimum starting at the end of the month. The spot is pretty
closely close to the Wiltern, meaning there will be a place for people to nosh after shows aside from the danger dog carts.
You can find out more info on their site here.