Impossible Foods, known for its plant-based meat innovations, is getting into the Philly cheesesteak business, and has teamed up with one of Philadelphia's proudest natives, Questlove.
Questlove, famously known as the drummer for The Legendary Roots Crew — you know, that iconic hip hop group that casually backs up Jimmy Fallon on the Tonight Show — will debut his cheesesteak at Philadelphia's Citizens Bank Park on March 28th.
"As a non vegan/vegetarian I still fell in love with @impossiblefoods for several years," Questlove said in an Instagram post. "And as a Philadelphian....well — I gotta know Cheesesteaks right?"
The Questlove Cheesesteak will consist of Impossible's 2.0 meat, a "special cheese blend," peppers and onions, all on an amoroso roll.
The cheese is not specifically vegan, but with the cheesesteak being available in several sports venues, you can always ask for their customization options, especially if you're trying to make the sandwich cheese-less and vegan.
The musician also said through a press release that they tested the Impossible-based cheesesteak at the annual "Roots Picnic" festival in 2018, and no one could believe it was not actually meat.
While the meat-free cheesesteak will debut in Philly, it will be available at 40 Live Nation venues.
From the Five Point Amphitheater in Irvine, California, to the Ford Amphitheater in Brooklyn, New York, there will be coast to coast representation of the new plant-based cheesesteak.
There are plans to expand the availability of the Questlove Cheesesteak, but for now, you can catch it at every Phillies home game this season, and the 40 Live Nation Venues listed below:
All Venues With The Questlove Cheesesteak
Ak-Chin Pavilion (Phoenix, AZ)
Alpine Valley Music Theatre (East Troy, WI)
Ameris Bank Amphitheatre (Alpharetta, GA)
Ascend Amphitheater (Nashville, TN)
BB&T Pavilion Jersey (Camden, NJ)
Blossom Music Center (Cuyahoga Falls, OH)
Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek (Raleigh, NC)
Concord Pavilion (Concord, CA)
Coral Sky Amphitheatre (West Palm Beach, FL)
Darien Lake Performing Arts Center (Buffalo, NY)
Five Point Amphitheater (Irvine, CA)
Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk (Brooklyn, NY)
Glen Helen Amphitheater (San Bernardino, CA)
Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre - St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre - Tinley Park (Tinley Park, IL)
Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island (Chicago, IL)
Isleta Amphitheater (Albuquerque, NM)
Jiffy Lube Live (Bristow, VA)
KeyBank Pavilion (Burgettstown, PA)
Lakewood Amphitheatre (Atlanta, GA)
MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre (Tampa, FL)
North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre (San Diego. CA)
Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater (Wantagh, NY)
Oak Mountain Amphitheatre (Pelham, AL)
PNC Bank Arts Center (Holmdel, NJ)
PNC Music Pavilion (Charlotte, NC)
Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center (Noblesville, IN)
Saratoga Performing Arts Center (Saratoga Springs, NY)
Shoreline Amphitheatre (Mountainview, CA)
The Dos Equis Pavilion (Dallas, TX)
The Gorge (George, WA)
The Met (Philadelphia, PA)
The Pavilion at Montage Mountain (Scranton, PA)
The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory (Irving, TX)
The XFINITY Theatre (Hartford, CT)
Toyota Amphitheater (Wheatland, CA)
USANA Amphitheatre (West Valley City, UT)
Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater at Virginia Beach (Virginia Beach, VA)
White River Amphitheatre (Auburn, WA)
Xfinity Center (Mansfield, MA)