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Slideshow: Behind the Scenes at Big Al's Steak

Philly may be far away, but that doesn't stop Big Al's Steak from serving authentic cheese-steak sandwiches to South Floridians. With locations in Coconut Creek and Delray Beach, the sandwiches are done so authentically that they even include the Cheese Whiz and include a simple ordering process to make sure you'll be eating quickly. This week, we take a behind-the-scenes look at how Big Al's makes the perfect cheese steak.

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