9th Street Italian Market

9th Street Italian Market

'Authentic Italian Neighborhood Open-Air Market' The Italian Market is a cook's dream! It's the oldest and largest working outdoor market in the United States which began in the mid-to-late 1880's. The market, which is open 7 days a week, runs along approximately ten city blocks of Ninth Street in South Philadelphia, between Wharton and Fitzwater Streets. The heart of the market is the area of 9th Street between Christian Street and Washington Avenue. There are many grocery shops, … [Read more...]

Beck’s Cajun Cafe at the Reading Terminal Market

Beck's Cajun Cafe at the Reading Market Terminal in Philadelphia

'Who's Your Crawdaddy?' Beck's Cajun Cafe is an authentic Cajun cuisine style eatery located at the Reading Terminal Market in Philadelphia. You now don't have to go to New Orleans for your Cajun food. History of Beck's Cajun Cafe Chef Bill Beck opened Beck's Cajun Cafe in November of 2009. Chef Beck is a chef by trade, beginning over 25 years ago, who has earned three "Best of Philly" awards and has been on numerous television cooking shows. Beck's love for creole/cajun foods goes back … [Read more...]

The Grill @ Smucker’s at the Reading Market Terminal

Smucker's at Reading Terminal Market

'Fresh Meats & Foods from the Amish Country at the Market' No, not the Smucker's who sells jams and jellies. The Grill @ Smucker's is at the Reading Terminal Market. At this stand, there is actually two parts to this excellent find. The area where they sell fresh meats and produce and the sandwich area. The Grill @ Smucker's Experience & Atmosphere The Grill @ Smucker's was started by Moses Smucker in August 2009. Moses ran a harness shop for 38 years before his latest business, at … [Read more...]

Tommy DiNic’s Roast Pork Wins Best Sandwich in America

Tommy DiNic's Roast Pork sandwich at Reading Terminal Market

  'Voted Best Sandwich in America' Many Philadelphians know that Philly has some of the best food. Just four months ago, Saveur crowned Philadelphia the "Best sandwich city in America'.  Some might think there is some bias within the article that was written by someone that grew up in the city. But there has been some validation to these claims. Just last night, Adam Richman from the Travel Channel, named his 'Best Sandwich' in America. Last night's episode had 10 regional sandwich … [Read more...]

Molly Malloy’s at the Reading Terminal Market

Molly Malloy's at the Reading Terminal Market

'A Tribute to Mom = Molly Malloy's'  Molly Malloy's is a restaurant and bar that sits at one end at the Reading Terminal Market. This space once was occupied by the Beer Garden. Molly Malloy's Experience & Atmosphere Opening in October of 2011, Molly Malloy's was started by Vinnie and Jimmy Iovine. Part of their family has been a large supporter of the Reading Terminal Market since 1990, operating Ivoine Brother's Produce. The name of the restaurant/bar is a tribute to their mother … [Read more...]

DiNic’s Roast Pork and Beef at the Reading Terminal Market

DiNic's Roast Pork & Beef at Reading Market Terminal in Philadelphia

DiNic's Roast Pork and Beef at the Reading Terminal Market 'Serving Roast Beef Since 1954' Tommy DiNic's is a roast pork and roast beef shop located in the Reading Terminal Market. It's the secret hot sandwich shop inside the terminal since 1980. DiNic's Roast Pork and Beef Experience & Atmosphere DiNic's started out in a 3-story building in the 1920's. Behind was a kitchen in which Tommy's dad sold meat. One day someone asked if they would roast the meat, hence how the DiNic's got into … [Read more...]

Down Home Diner at the Reading Terminal Market

Down Home Diner at the Reading Terminal Market in Philadelphia

Down Home Diner at the Reading Terminal Market 'Fresh Home Cooking Farm Style' Down Home Diner is located in the Reading Terminal Market on the corner of 12th and Filbert Streets, directly across the street from the Market East Station. Jack McDavid, owner and Chef, opened the diner in 1987, and it has become a hit ever since then. The Down Home Diner Experience & Atmosphere The diner's appearance is set back to 1955 and you can either sit at the counter or in the comfortable booths in … [Read more...]

The Flying Monkey at the Reading Terminal Market

Flying Monkey at the Reading Terminal Market in Philadelphia - A bakery

The Flying Monkey at the Reading Terminal Market in Philadelphia Who doesn't love a good pastry, right? How about pastries and deserts made from scratch. You can get this at the Flying Monkey, which is a bakery located in the Reading Terminal Market in Philadelphia. The Flying Monkey Experience The Flying Monkey, which was an existing bakery, was bought by Elizabeth Halen thirteen months ago and has turned it into Philadelphia's own Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory, minus all of the chocolate … [Read more...]

Reading Terminal Market in Philadelphia

Reading Market Terminal in Philadelphia - Farmers' Markets in Philadelphia

'America's Oldest Farmers' Market' Reading Terminal Market is the country's oldest continuously operating farmers' market, which is like a small town of it's own, considering that it covers 1.7 acres. You have ground entrances on Filbert Street to the south, Twelfth Street to the West, and Arch Street to the North. Interesting Facts and History of Reading Terminal Market Reading Terminal Market opened its doors in 1892 and there were 380 merchants in its first year of operation, in which … [Read more...]