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  1. City of Brotherly Love and Cheesesteak
  2. City of Brotherly Love and Cheesesteak
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Sarcastic reference to Santa Monica's tenant-friendly rent-control laws. The expression is popular among landlords in Santa Monica, a suburb of Los Angeles.

Nickname for "The tallest fraternity in Texas." The Houston Cougars' basketball team from 1982 to 1984 featured explosive players like Clyde Drexler and Hakeem Olajuwon that warranted the nickname for their explosive play and huge dunks. Phi Slama Jama happened again on the Houston Rockets when Clyde Drexler was traded to the NBA champion Houston Rockets for one last hurrah at the end of both Drexler's and Olajuwon's careers.

A reference to Scottsdale's "upper-crusty" atmosphere.

Slang for Victorian houses with multi-colored schemes, such houses line many streets in San Francisco.

A french-style doughnut, typically dusted with powdered sugar and accompanied by a cup of chicory-laced cafe au lait. Made famous in Cafe Du Monde, located in the old French Market on Jackson Square.