Live in Philadelphia: Notre Dame fans find the best of Philly
Notre Dame fans are arriving in Philadelphia for Friday night's game against Wisconsin in the NCAA men's basketball tourney.
It's the birthplace of Chubby Checker, Frankie Avalon and American Bandstand.
It's the home of the Liberty Bell - a symbol of American independence.
It's also the home of the Philly Cheesesteak.
"Notre Dame fans should come down to see us - everybody when in town comes down to see us," Stephanie Kotridis, whose parents own Dalessandro's Steaks.
In a town that has plenty of options, Dalessandro's Steaks takes the cake with locals.
"We've got great quality bread, great quality steak and of course the boys make it with lots of love," Kotridis said.
Kotridis' parents are the third owners of Dalessandro's, which has been around since 1960.
The Dalessandro cheesesteak has ribeye, American cheese, onions, peppers and locally made bread.
But there's one thing they don't recommend.
"Cheese whiz is that south Philly thing that tourists think it should have on it. It's just a South Philly thing," Kotridis said.
If you want more than a cheesesteak, you can head to the Reading Terminal Market in downtown Philly, which has been open to locals and tourists for 124 years.
"We have over 80 mom and pop locations that have sandwiches and cooked food. We also have fresh foods. That how we want to keep our identity. We want to be a market first and a food destination second," said Sarah Levitsky, the Marketing and Event Manager.