Dining review

Cheesesteak Experience: A slice of South Philly in Fort Lauderdale

Whiz Steak at Cheesesteak Experience in Oakland Park is made with Cheese  Whiz and steak on a 9-inch roll.
Whiz Steak at Cheesesteak Experience in Oakland Park is made with Cheese Whiz and steak on a 9-inch roll.
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The woman taking our order at Cheesesteak Experience has the kind of South Philly accent that’s so thick you could cut it with a knife. I’ve never heard so many "dees," "doze" and "dems" in a three-minute conversation.

But what I’m hearing is authentic music to my ears.

Am I the only person who can’t tell if people with South Philly accents are being emphatic or rude?

"This is the way we do it in Philadelphia," exclaims the woman I later realize is Bobbie Strauss, who owns the 2-month-old restaurant with husband Jeff and son Jon.

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