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  • fresh baked rolls packed with thin sliced roast pork, crumbled sharp provolone and lightly salted broccoli.

  • Rob are a local Philadelphia treasure, and insiders know this place to be synonymous with the plate.

  • This is Tommy du Knicks, and it's been making the city's iconic roast pork sandwich since 1977.

  • I tell people all the time that this is the real Philadelphia sandwich steak sandwiches.

  • They're fine, but a roast pork with broccoli rob That's a Philadelphia sandwich, for sure.

  • We're in Reading Terminal Market in Philadelphia today.

  • It's one of the country's oldest public markets, and we're heading straight to the Knicks to try their famous roast pork sandwich.

  • Everybody knows Philly loves cheese steaks, so we want to know.

  • Why do locals say the roast pork is the rial sandwich of Philadelphia?

  • We'll find out.

  • Thematic at the Knicks begins at 4 a.m. When Joe and his team start butchering meat and tying it up, they had a generous helping of salt and a dry rub of Italian herbs and spices, using their hands to coat and season the whole ham.

  • Every week, £3500 of pork had in and out of the oven at five hour increments.

  • Then comes the build crumbled sharp provolone wedged into a fresh baked Philly role layered with thin sliced roast pork and broccoli.

  • Rob broccoli Robin pork has been a longstanding combination in certain regions in Italy, so it was a natural match.

  • It's gonna be a hard one to I just know it.

  • Yeah, it is so juicy.

  • Honestly, this pork is so rich in flavor.

  • They salted it.

  • They added pepper.

  • They had a rosemary.

  • Just there's like an assortment of spices, and you just get that path of flavor in every single bite.

  • The broccoli rob is great.

  • I don't know if I honestly need it, because I really just love the pork and provolone combination butt hole.

  • I can't see that flavor, just like on my tongue.

  • It's just good.

  • It's just really good.

  • The roast pork sandwich is as old as the cheesesteak, though far less famous to non Philly natives.

  • And while it's found on menus at restaurants throughout the city, Tommy Tunics is known for specializing in it.

  • Everybody is all about the Philly cheese steak, but my money is on the roast pork from the Knicks is the best sandwich in Philadelphia.

  • The shop focuses almost entirely on roast pork and beef, and that's exactly why publications praise it and people seek it out.

  • In 2012 the Travel Channel recognized the Knicks roast pork sandwich as the best sandwich in America.

  • I told all my friends the Knicks was always the best roast pork sandwiches you ever ate in a very friendly area, but crowded.

  • So they're gonna come.

  • They have to be patient, but everybody takes care of you, and it's awesome.

  • Joe Nicolosi is the fourth generation owner of Tommy Tunics.

  • He, like his father, grew up making roast pork.

  • My dad became a place for locals for people that worked in the area that came here for lunch.

  • It's kind of like 30 years of doing something in the right way in one spot, and people slowly and surely start to catch on.

  • What you're doing is not that thing where we would say like, Oh, this is a family recipe and this is how we do it and this is top secret.

  • Not really our thing.

  • It's more like, Can we make it better?

  • I grew up watching my dad try to do that, and I'm doing the same thing.

  • Joe isn't so interested in whether people prefer cheesesteak or roast pork or whatever sandwich Philly is famous for.

  • He just hopes you like what he's got.

  • There's lots of good things to eat in here, and I, uh I'm not a particularly good salesman.

  • Necessarily cook.

  • I'm here at four in the morning every day, and I do the vast majority of cooking myself.

  • So I do the best that I can with my cooking, and if you like it, that's that's great.

  • It's so much fun to come somewhere where you can be assured that the product's gonna be awesome.

  • And then when you bring somebody like Ed from out of town who's a real food guy to boom and you get this flavor explosion and then he pats me on the back and thinks, I'm amazing.

  • It's awesome.

  • So it's win, win, win.

fresh baked rolls packed with thin sliced roast pork, crumbled sharp provolone and lightly salted broccoli.

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