Whey to go, Philly.

The city is ranked No. 3 in the United States on CheeseRank.com's list of the 5 top cheese cities, behind New York and San Francisco.

"Philadelphia is most synonymous with the word 'cheese' when it is followed by the word 'steak.' That's exciting for the processed cheese set, but not for us," the blurb begins. (Hmm. Philadelphia cream cheese didn't spring to mind?)

Editors cite DiBruno BrothersReading Terminal Market's Downtown Cheese, Salumeria, and Valley Shepherd Creamery (and its MeltKraft grilled-cheese shop); and Tria.

TownDish.com, in noting the distinction, added Yellow Springs Farm to the list.

Story is here.