May 5 – National Hoagie Day

National Hoagie Day 

Hoagie day

Food Facts on Hoagies

  • The term hoagie originated in the Philadelphia area.
  • Mayor Ed Rendell declared the hoagie “official sandwich of Philadelphia” in 1992
  • Typically a hoagie is an elongated overstuffed sandwich.
  • A hoagie is also referred to as a hero, grinder, Italian, or a sub sandwich.
  • Wherever it came from and whatever you call it, that combination of meat, cheese, and vegetables on an oversized roll just hits the spot every time.