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Catfish and Sparrows Philly Cheesesteaks / Fitzroy

Welcome to the Catfish, one of Melbourne’s many pub venues located on Gertrude st, Fitzroy, the heart of North side cool. Saturday night is their blues night and before the band comes on you’ll hear a mix of grungy old school, covers and a some new stuff. Like many places, Catfish is dimly lit and sparsely decorated, there’s a mix of young and old patrons and a sometimes obvious clash of style and culture between them. Walking through you’ll wind past tables and the kitchen to a beer garden out the back, a second bar upstairs, or simply situate yourself at the bar or out the front. Catfish serve up drinks and food, and though we were here for the blues, the fabled Philly Cheesesteak from Sparrows was a significant draw card for us. Never had a Philly cheesesteak? Well it is as it sounds, thinly sliced steak, melted cheese, served in a bun and hailing from Philadelphia in the US. The food is all made by Sparrows and you order and collect your food …