Philly’s Finest Sambonis — Rolling Out the Great Food Truck Race

by in Shows, August 13th, 2013

Philly's Finest Sambonis
Food TrucksThe start of the fourth season of The Great Food Truck Race is less than a week away. Every day leading up to the premiere on Sunday, August 18 at 9pm/8c, FN Dish is introducing a new food truck team. With $50,000 in prize money and a free food truck on the line, it’s a high-stakes race to the finish line.

Food Truck: Philly’s Finest Sambonis

Team Members: Chris, Joe, Erik (pictured above)

Home Base: Philadelphia

Food Concept: Philly cheese steaks and sandwiches: “sambonis”

These three guys from Philly — Erik, Joe and Chris — want to show the rest of America a real cheese steak sandwich with their food truck, Philly’s Finest Sambonis. After a car accident ruined Erik’s career as an electrician, he decided to follow his dream and cook. Joined by his friends Joe and Chris, the guys want to cook true Philly cheese steaks, which for them means diced beef and gooey American cheese in a hollowed-out roll topped “wit’ or wit’out onions.” Not only that, they want to prove that anything can be turned into a sandwich, which they like to call a “samboni.” Winning a food truck business would mean new careers the guys could count on.

Browse Photos of Philly’s Finest Sambonis

Check back on FN Dish every day to get to know the new Food Truck teams and for more exclusive content, behind-the-scenes images and interviews.

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Comments (9)

  1. It's always great to follow your dream and do something you have passion for. I am sure Erik will be very successful in his new business because this is what he loves doing!

  2. fedup3637 says:

    Food Network should be ashamed for what they did to Paula Deen

    • Elaine says:

      Paula did it to her self,Food Network was not running her restaurant's.She was informed of the misconduct for years and didn't address it. The women bringing the suit has not been allowed to bring the claim of race problems, because of her race, but she still has a good case for sexual harassment. Bubba is a creep and Paula ignored his misconduct.

  3. paleorecipes says:

    cant wait! just started getting into this!

  4. Lisa says:

    I hope you guys win, I'm rooting for Phili even though I am a New Yorker I believe in the spirit of Freedom and brotherly love which I am hoping I can taste in your food, hope to see you soon !

  5. Bob says:

    Your food sucks

  6. Cookster says:

    I was born and raised in Philly. Good luck to you!!!!!!

  7. John says:

    bad food…got sick

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