Pats The Philly Way | Richmond

Tree Huggin Hippy & Chips

A Philly cheese steak place in Richmond? Australia? Really?  Yes, really! This trendy little diddy had a professional fit-out on the same level I’d expect to see from a major franchise. But it’s not (yet, at least):  Pat’s The Philly Way.

Being from America myself, I was curious to check it out, and Shawn loved the cheese steaks he’s had in America….so we had to give this new kid on the block a try!

Always happy to see a vegetarian option on any menu – I got the Tree Huggin Hippy with grilled eggplant stuffed into a ciabata roll. Roast pepper, tasty cheese and fried egg also joined the party with a tomato relish and tzatziki. The sandwhich as really good, but to be honest – I could’ve lived without the egg…don’t think it really added anything special.

Just Grazin Cheese Steak

Shawn ordered the classic cheese steak called Just Grazin also on a ciabata roll. Seared steak, carmelised onion, lettuce, aioli, and relish – he was pretty pleased with the taste and could’ve probably eaten the full sized version!

We also got Pats Chips with herb salt – nicely cooked, crispy & tasty.  All in all a pretty good meal, it doesn’t compare to the sloppy American style cheese steaks in the USA…but a pretty good effort for down under!  Definitely give them a shot!

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twobearsandafork Written by:

The Two Bears are a fun-loving married couple of more years than we care to share, ha! Our travels allow Wifey Bear (a vegetarian) and Hubby bear (a carnivore) the opportunity to explore the mysteries of this amazing planet while trying out new & exciting food! #biglove

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