The Reading Terminal Market is hands down one of the most vibrant places to go for food in all of Philadelphia. It might just be one of the most well rounded places to go for food in the entire country! so it goes without saying that it has plenty of places to shop and eat at. But now that experience might have gotten even better, because the famous marketplace has brought in a whole lot of new additions just in time for the fall.
Plenty of old favorites have gone through some recent renovations. The list of places includes Olde City Coffee, Golden Fish Market, and Termini Brothers Bakery. In the last blog entry we covered how Rick’s Steaks had moved on from the Market, and Spataro’s was filling the cheesesteak void. But now two other places By George, and Carmen’s Famous Italian Hoagies will be fulfilling your wit wiz needs.
But in addition to these fairly big renovations, the Terminal is set to welcome a whole bunch of new places. Miller’s Twist is a shop that offers hand-rolled soft pretzels baked fresh all day on premises and Lancaster County ice cream. Sweet as Fudge Candy Shoppe makes dessert fun with old fashioned candy store, selling homemade fudge and nut brittles, fresh roasted peanuts, dried fruits, and a wide variety of candies. S and B Meats is a butcher that provides Stoltzfus’ Meats brand Lancaster County brand pork products plus German-style meats from Illg’s. Bob and Suzy’s Kitchen just opened recently and offers Amish-style sausage sandwiches, batter-dipped veggies and something called bacon fries. Beck’s Cajun Cafe is set to open oin October, and will feature Louisiana style Cajun/Creole Cuisine.
But by far the biggest new addition to the Reading Terminal Market is the Fair Food Farmstand. It helps make fresh and local foods a little more easier to obtain outside of the Farmer’s Markets. and it is sponsored by local businesses that support sustainable foods like White Dog Cafe, Mugshots Coffee, Southwark, and Honey’s Sit & Eat. Not only does it provide you with the freshest possible produce; it also hooks up locally made cheese, the finest cuts of meat and wild seafood, biodynamic yogurt from Seven Stars, and so much more!
So whether your a newcomer to Philly, or a local who has shopped in the Reading Terminal Market for ages, you might just want to check it out for its newest additions. and the Reading Terminal Market Harvest Festival on October 17th might just be the best time to start!