In business since 1908, Philippe the Original claims to have invented the French dip sandwich ($7). Savvy customers select the traditional lamb or lighter turkey filling, then ask the server to double-dip the bread in the meaty juice; a French dip sandwich is also incomplete without some of the sinus-clearing house mustard. The wines by the glass aren't bad, a concession to the lunch trade from nearby food desert City Hall.
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|Venue name:||Philippe the Original|
1001 N Alameda St
|Opening hours:||6am-10pm daily.|
|Price:||Main courses $7.|
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