Living in the shadow of New York City would give anyone an inferiority complex, and we Philadelphians have developed one the size of an East Village poseur's ego. Philadelphia is one of the most underrated of all the large US cities, and the resentment generated by this fact is evident in every angry sneer seen on the streets of South Philly and every D cell hurled onto the field at a Phils game.

And, by the way, Pat's and Geno's are for the tourists.