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You Gotta Eat Here at the American Cheesesteak Co.

Thursday, May 10th, 2012 — 10:44am PDT
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Recently, I was invited down to check out Anthony Sedlak’s newest restaurant, The American Cheesesteak Co. (“ACC”) on Davie Street during the filming of Food Network’s You Gotta Eat Here with John Catucci.

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Despite the title, it’s not a chain restaurant. Instead it’s a uniquely Vancouver spin on a Philadelphia tradition thanks in huge part to Anthony’s style.

Chef Anthony Sedlak
Photo credit: John Biehler on Flickr

American Cheesesteak Co
Photo credit: John Biehler on Flickr

Using locally-sourced and locally-made ingredients, Sedlak’s restaurant comes the closest to achieving a true Philly cheesesteak, while at the same time, being a completely different take on it. I should know as I’ve had them in Philadelphia and have compared every sandwhich I’ve come across with “philly” in the title to the first one I had 20 years ago from a hole in the wall place in Philly.

The ACC Fries were definitely my favorite:

American Cheesesteak Co
Photo credit: John Biehler on Flickr

They also have the best $5 milkshakes since Pulp Fiction. Even the salads are amazing:

American Cheesesteak Co
Photo credit: John Biehler on Flickr

It appears that the quality of the food at ACC hasn’t gone unnoticed as I mentioned, John Catucci and crew were there filming for an upcoming episode of You Gotta Eat Here.

John Catucci, host of You Gotta Eat Here!
Photo credit: John Biehler on Flickr

I asked John to talk about his visit to Vancouver:

I only got to spend a short time with Anthony and John but they had me in stitches the whole time…you’d think they were a comedy duo. I can’t wait to see the full episode when it airs later this year (broadcast details will be posted here when they are available).

Proper cheesesteak eating technique
Photo credit: John Biehler on Flickr

The American Cheesesteak Co. is located at 781 Davie Street in Vancouver and you can find it on Facebook and Twitter.

A guest post by John Biehler

Guest contributor John Biehler is an avid photographer, gadget geek and traveler. He has filled in for Rebecca on several media travel trips and provides stunning video and photos from these adventures.

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  1. Shawn says:

    Didn’t know about this restaurant. Thank you again. I love your blog! ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. Mandy says:

    Love John Catucci + American Cheesesteak Co. I gotta go get one for myself soon! ๐Ÿ™‚

  3. Lindsay says:

    MMM that looks sooo good!

  4. Nick says:

    I gotta check this out next time i am on Davie. Which will most likely be celebration of light.

  5. Nancy says:

    Never heard of this place, but the pictures look delicious. I must check out the place now.

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