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...]

Get Ready To Scrapple At The Reading Terminal Market ScrappleFest!

Scrapple at ScrappleFest at Reading Terminal Market

 'Pennsylvania's Food - Scrapple!' ScrappleFest for January 23 has been cancelled! We'll keep you posted if there will be a snow date announced! The Reading Terminal Market itself is a Philadelphia treasure! There is a lot of history and as one of the greatest public markets in the country, you can enjoy eating virtually every type of cuisine, from sublime soul food and exquisite Asian and Middle Eastern dishes, Cajun foods, to authentic Philly Cheesesteaks and traditional Pennsylvania … [Read more...]

Pennsylvania Dutch Festival

Pennsylvania Dutch Festival

'Annual Celebration Of Tasty Dutch Foods & Traditions' It's that time of year again to try the many tasty Dutch foods at the Pennsylvania Dutch Festival. The festival will be held from August 6 to 8 at the Reading Terminal Market. It will take place in the market’s center court for the first two days and then moves outdoors over to Arch Street for a country block party on Saturday. The 35th annual festival is a 3-day celebration of Dutch traditions, tasty foods, fun and crafts. Come … [Read more...]

Things To Do In Philadelphia ~ Hot Dog Events, Ice Cream Festival and More!

Things To Do In Philadelphia

'Feed Your Face & Cool Off Weekend’ Yes, it's definitely the Dog Days of Summer. To kick off your weekend, stuff your face with the Dog Days of Summer Hot Dog Event or cool off with ice cream and delicious food at the Sidewalk Sizzle and Ice Cream Freeze.  Check out beer gardens at the PHS Pop-Up Garden, Spruce Street Harbor Park, Magic Carpet at The Oval or the Independence Beer Garden. There are many kid related activities that surround the historical attributes of Philadelphia, … [Read more...]

Spring Fest at the Reading Terminal Market

Spring Fest at Reading Terminal Market

'Enjoying Spring At The Market With Good Food, Kids Activities & Live Music' As the weather gets warmer, more festivals start to appear throughout the city during spring. Welcome to the Reading Terminal Market's newest festival, Spring Fest! This event takes place on Saturday, April 12, from 10 am to 4 pm. Enjoy delicious food from the vendors at the Market, live music and kids activities such as Easter egg dying and coloring with markers. Admission to this event is FREE, yet the … [Read more...]

Things To Do In Philadelphia – Philly Festivals & More

9th Street Italian Market Festival

‘Philly Food At Its Best!’ Anyone stuff yet from the many food festivals that have taken place in Philadelphia recently? Well, strap on that horse feeder, because the mega food event of all Philly Food Festivals takes place this weekend. The 9th Street Italian Market Festival. Who truly gets excited about this event! A quick roundup of the food festivals and events that have already taken place. We already had the 2nd annual Manayunk StrEAT Food Festival, the Philly Farm & Food … [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...]

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...]