Glen Macnow

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Glen Macnow is a former writer for the Philadelphia Inquirer and was recognized in 1993 as “The Best Sportswriter in Philadelphia” by Philadelphia Magazine. He has written three top-selling Philadelphia sports books during his time on WIP, co-authoring The Great Philadelphia Fan Book with Anthony Gargano, he co-authored The Great Philadelphia Sports Debate with Angelo Cataldi and he co-authored The Great Book of Philadelphia Sports Lists with Big Daddy Graham.

Connect with Glen Macnow on Twitter: @RealGlenMacnow

 

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altomonte's

44. Altomonte’s Italian Market

The Finals are on May 7th, 10am-1pm, at Delaware Park Racetrack and Casino.

05/04/2017

teresa's

43. Teresa’s Next Door

A generous appetizer of 20 costs $9.50, which is a terrific deal.

05/03/2017

matt and marie's

42. Matt & Marie’s

The $9.25 Meatball Parm is large enough for two to share.

05/02/2017

mama's meatballs

41. Mama’s Meatballs Food Truck

Mama’s Meatballs nearly stole first place last year in my Food Truck Frenzy.

05/01/2017

rossi's

40. Rossi’s Bar & Grill

The “Meatball Sliders,” for $7.49.

04/28/2017

amis

39. Amis Trattotia

“Bread is part of the trick.”

04/26/2017

tredici

38. Tredici

The chicken Meatballs come dressed with a ginger-spiked tomato sauce.

04/25/2017

opa

37. Opa

For $9, you get three golf-balled sized crispy octopus meatballs

04/24/2017

pub and kitchen

36. Pub & Kitchen

We ordered “Pork Meatballs,” a $20 main course.

04/21/2017

henry james saloon

35. Henry James Saloon

The “Meatball Parm,” at $7.50, is a hefty sandwich.

04/20/2017

harp & crown

34. Harp & Crown

For $15 we got four huge meatballs, sizzling as they arrived in a cast iron pan accompanied by garlic bread.

04/19/2017

el compadre

33. El Compadre

The specialty is the $6.50 “Torta,” a sandwich made on house-baked rolls and wrapped inside a thin paper sleeve.

04/18/2017

capofitto

33. Capofitto Pizzeria And Gelataria

You get two baseball-sized meatballs made of short rib and pork.

04/17/2017

Birra Philly

32. Birra

We ordered the “Meatballs Al Forno” ($14).

04/14/2017

me n mo

31. Me N Mo

The best was the Classic, which had a wonderful soft texture and multi-layered taste.

04/13/2017

In Riva

3o. In Riva

They come to the table in a little cast iron pan, a plate of three big ones for $11.

04/12/2017

nan zhou

29. Nan Zhou Hand Drawn Noodle House

Nan Zhou’s Noddle House is a vibrant Chinatown favorite.

04/11/2017

jerrys bar

28. Jerry’s Bar

Order the $12 “Meatballs and Toast”

Sportsradio 94WIP–04/10/2017

filomena lakeview

27. Filomena Lakeview

Two things on the menu drove us to this upscale Jersey restaurant.

04/07/2017

cugini

26. Cugini Italian Market And Deli

CUGINI ITALIAN MARKET AND DELI, 795 E. Route 70, Marlton, N.J. One of the fun parts of my annual food hunt is discovering the little guy whose product is as good as big restaurants or […]

04/06/2017

little nonna's

25. Little Nonna’s

Pure ecstasy. One of the elite meatballs that I’ve encountered during this contest.

04/05/2017

angelo's

24. Angelo’s Pizzeria

We opted for the $9.50 “Sunday Morning,” which comes on a fresh, oversized Sarcone’s roll.

04/04/2017

luigi vitrone's

23. Luigi Vitrone’s Pastabilities Trattoria

We got a couple of meatballs on bread for just $3.

04/03/2017

Bar Bombon

22. Bar Bombon

What makes this work is the “Romesco sauce”

04/02/2017

anthony's

21. Anthony’s Ristorante And Banquet Center

For $12, I got a baseball-sized meatball, served over a salad with a dollop of ricotta cheese.

04/01/2017

foodery

20. Foodery Rittenhouse

The $11 “Meatball Grinder” comes with four mid-sized meatballs.

Sportsradio 94WIP–03/31/2017

sopranos

19. Soprano’s Trattoria And Catering

We thoroughly enjoyed a meatball parm sandwich ($8.50) with melted provolone.

03/30/2017

modo mio

18. Modo Mio

The meatball appetizer at Modo Mio is the classic blend of beef, pork and veal mixed with parsley, garlic and Pecorino.

03/29/2017

17. Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza

It’s all beef, with some cheese, bread crumbs, a few spices.

03/28/2017

ikea meatballs

16. IKEA

For $4.99, we got more than a dozen small beef-and-pork meatballs.

03/27/2017

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