Every so often - perhaps weekly - someone futzes with the cheesesteak, removing the Philadelphia-ness from it.
Enter Olivier Desaintmartin, chef-owner of Caribou Cafe in Center City, who has gone all Frenchy with his Parisian cheesesteak, which he bills as a more elegant and refined option. He starts with a Dijon-slathered French baguette, naturally, upon which he layers prime rib, haricots verts, frites, and - you say you want yours wit', pal? - gooey Brie.
Get out of town.
- Michael Klein
Parisian cheesesteak ($13) at Caribou Cafe, 1126 Walnut St., 215-625-9535.