National 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.